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Self-healing solar cells "channel" natural processes


August 7, 2013

the design of NC State's regenerative solar cell To understand how solar cells heal themselves, look no further than the nearest tree leaf or the back of your hand. The "branching" vascular channels that circulate life-sustaining nutrients throughout leaves and hands serve as the inspiration for the North Carolina State University solar cells that can restore themselves efficiently and inexpensively. Full Story

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