Marketplace Tech Report for Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Jul 25, 2012

Marketplace Tech Report for Wednesday, July 25, 2012

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Researchers at UCLA have developed a transparent solar panel that could be used as a home window. In order to harness solar power while staying transparent, the panels use invisible silver. The panels are not at your hardware store yet, but they're expected to be inexpensive when they arrive. Plus, turn those screens off at bedtime -- don't be like the depressed hamsters.

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New transparent solar panels could be used as windows

Jul 25, 2012
And can power your house. Plus, don’t go online before bed because it made some hamsters depressed.

Researchers at UCLA have developed a transparent solar panel that could be used as a home window. In order to harness solar power while staying transparent, the panels use invisible silver. The panels are not at your hardware store yet, but they’re expected to be inexpensive when they arrive. Plus, turn those screens off at bedtime — don’t be like the depressed hamsters.

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