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Engineer helps crack mystery of bird flight

It has taken more than a million fine samples of aerodynamic force and airflow combined to determine what makes a hummingbird’s wings so adept at hovering. The team led by […]

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Genetic basis of rosacea identified by researchers

Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine, in collaboration with the genetics company 23andMe, have identified a genetic basis for rosacea, an incurable and poorly understood skin disease. Treatment […]

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Perovskites provide big boost to silicon solar cells

Stacking perovskites, a crystalline material, onto a conventional silicon solar cell dramatically improves the overall efficiency of the cell, according to a new study led by Stanford University scientists. The […]