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CU-Boulder team develops new water splitting technique that could produce hydrogen fuel

August 1, 2013

artist's conception of a hydrogen production plant A University of Colorado Boulder (CU) team has developed a radically new technique that uses the power of sunlight to efficiently split water into its components of hydrogen and oxygen, paving the way for the broad use of hydrogen as a clean, green fuel. Full Story

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