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3D printing using only sunlight and no plastic

McKinsey & Co described ‘advanced materials’ as being one of the disruptive technologies happening over the next 10 years. When I wrote about ‘advanced materials‘ early this year I approached it from a materials perspective – how will materials become more advanced? But I missed the obvious – how will the way we work with […]

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World solar PV breakthrough from UNSW – homegrown awesomeness

I have a particular affinity with the University of New South Wales and this story made me smile with joy. The awesome nerds at the School of Photovoltaics and Renewable Energy Engineering at UNSW have managed to get a load more efficiency from what is considered low-grade silicon with more defects and contaminants. Doing something […]

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