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Using flexible organic solar cells in the stratosphere

Near-space aircraft and pseudo high-altitude satellites in the stratosphere have a wide application in environmental monitoring, disaster relief and mitigation, agricultural and forestry monitoring, resource exploration, and communication. Solar energy is the best energy source […] - Technology

Thread-like pumps can be woven into clothes

Many fluid-based wearable assistive technologies today require a large and noisy pump that is impractical—if not impossible—to integrate into clothing. This leads to a contradiction: wearable devices are routinely tethered to un-wearable pumps. Now, researchers […]