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Photovoltaics made of nanowires could lead to cheaper solar panels.
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A new machine that makes nanostructured fibers could turn soldiers’ uniforms into power supplies.
A U.K.-based company is set to launch a new kind of chewing gum that's easy to wash off any surface.
Tiny phase-change wires could serve as a key element in next-generation memory.
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