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light-sensitive cells

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New nano-dots could mean cheap, paint-on solar cells

They're too tiny to see, but a new form of light-sensitive nanoparticles could flood the world with solar power.

By June 10, 2014

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Scientists print eye cells using inkjet printer

University of Cambridge researchers print two types of retinal cells from adult rats and hope the development could one day contribute to a cure for some types of human blindness.

By December 20, 2013

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NSA ran secret test on tracking Americans' cell phones

Test was meant to suss how National Security Agency's systems could handle bulk location data, according to Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and NSA head Keith Alexander.

By October 2, 2013

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Cell phone buying guide

The most important things to know when shopping for a cell phone.

By July 2, 2013

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World's fastest camera detects elusive cancer cells

UCLA researchers say their optical microscope can detect rare cells with sensitivity of one part per million -- in real time.

By July 8, 2012

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Apple wins patent for solar-powered MacBook

The patent envisions a lid with a secondary display, touch inputs, and solar cells to help charge your Mac.

By January 28, 2014

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Smartphones Unlocked: How cell phones get their names (column)

Have you ever wondered how a cell phone or smartphone gets its name? We have, too, so in this month's Smartphones Unlocked column, CNET editor Bonnie Cha talks with Samsung to find out how it names its handsets.

By September 5, 2011

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The birth of a cell phone

How do phones end up in a carrier's lineup? Who picks the color, and who sets the price? CNET's Jessica Dolcourt sits down with some folks behind the scenes to answer these questions and more.

By August 15, 2011

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SiOnyx 'black silicon' boosts solar cells with lasers

SiOnyx raises $12.5 million to commercialize semiconductor technology which treats silicon so it can capture more light for solar and imaging applications.

By October 20, 2010

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New lab-on-a-chip genetic analysis resembles pinball

University of British Columbia researchers invent a silicone chip they say could revolutionize genetic analysis by allowing individual cells to fall into place like balls in a pinball machine.

By July 26, 2011