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Solar-powered 'e-skin' may help amputees regain sense of touch

Researchers from University of Glasgow in the UK have for the first time integrated power-generating photovoltaic cells into the electronic skin made of graphene.

Rare meteorites challenge solar system's history

Rare meteorites challenge solar system's history

After analysing minerals from 43 rare meteorites that landed on Earth 470 million years ago, a team of scientists proposes to revise the current understanding of the history and development of the solar system.

India, US solar case: WTO appellate body's ruling in mid-Sept

India, US solar case: WTO appellate body's ruling in mid-Sept

WTO's appellate body is expected to give its ruling by mid-September in the solar mission dispute between India and the US.

US researchers develop bacteria-powered solar panel

US researchers develop bacteria-powered solar panel

 In a first, a team of US researchers has created a bio-solar panel that can generate 5.59 microwatts of energy - a big step in the evolution of bacteria-powered energy to run small devices in remote areas where regular battery replacement is not possible.

Budget 2016: Solar industry seeks tax sops, financial support

Budget 2016: Solar industry seeks tax sops, financial support

The government has ambitious plans for deployment of 175 GW renewable power capacities by 2022, including 100 GW of solar.

Man develops self-built solar car in Bengaluru

Sixty-three-year-old Syed Sajjan Ahmed from Bengaluru self-developed solar electric-powered car.

Amara Raja to expand portfolio in solar, defence applications

Amara Raja Batteries is looking at expanding product portfolio, including applications in solar and Defence, to reach the top slot in battery industry in both industrial and automotive sectors, company's vice chairman Jayadev Galla said on Thursday.

Solar plane completes flight across Switzerland

Switzerland`s sun-powered plane flew across the country, in a new achievement.

Solar spacecraft to travel faster than conventional rockets

Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) was set to launch its solar sail hybrid spacecraft which can not only negate the need for on board fuel, but also travel 5 to 10 times faster than conventional spacecrafts in space.

How to turn a person into a walking solar battery charger

Scientists at Sandia National Laboratories in the US have developed tiny glitter-sized photovoltaic cells that could turn a person into a walking solar battery charger.