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Harvard's 'bionic leaf' produces fuel using sunlight and water (Crave Extra)

Imagine producing fuel in your own home using a man-made leaf, sunlight and water. This idea is now reality, thanks to Harvard researchers who are discovering and creating new processes and new materials to change the energy landscape.

By 8 June 2016

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This 'bionic leaf' converts sunlight and water into fuel

Researchers at Harvard have developed a means of using solar energy to convert water into a liquid fuel.

By 7 June 2016

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Trains delayed by wrong kind of sunlight

Technically Incorrect: In Britain, there have been examples of tree leaves stopping trains. Now, however, it's malevolent rays.

By 13 January 2016

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Cutting-edge NASA thrusters fight back against sunlight

The just-launched LISA Pathfinder spacecraft has a new type of thruster on board to protect an experiment that requires "the purest free-fall ever produced in space."

By 5 December 2015

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In-flight interview with Solar Impulse 2 pilot Captain Piccard

We spoke with the Solar Impulse 2 solar-powered plane's pilot, Bertrand Piccard, during the final leg of his trip around the world. The Solar Impulse 2 is is just hours away from making history as the first airplane to fly around the world using only sunlight for fuel.

By 26 July 2016

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The Solar Impulse 2 solar-powered plane completes its trip around the world

Pilot Bertrand Piccard safely landed the Solar Impulse 2 solar-powered plane in Abu Dhabi this evening completing the plane's historic flight around the world using only sunlight for fuel. The trip began in Abu Dhabi on March 9, 2015, and concluded July 25, 2016, making aviation history and proving that solar technology can power just about anything.

By 26 July 2016

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Is the new Microsoft Pix app smarter than the stock iOS Camera app?

Microsoft has a new camera app for the iPhone. See how it stacks up against the iOS Camera app.

By 30 July 2016

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Solar Impulse zero-fuel plane lands in Abu Dhabi, completing historic round-the-world trip

After 18 months, Solar Impulse's sun-powered circumnavigation is complete, as the pilot hails a "new era in aviation."

By 26 July 2016

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Solar-powered airplane nears end of around-the-world journey

The Solar Impulse 2 takes off from Seville, Spain, en route to Cairo, Egypt, in the penultimate leg of its journey around the planet.

By 12 July 2016

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Disappearing text on receipts leaves consumers unable to return gadgets

Technically Incorrect: In the UK, some stores use receipts printed using thermal printers, but the text can fade quickly.

By 12 July 2016