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Solar-Cell Rollout

July/August 2004

Breakthroughs in nanotech are making it possible to churn out cheap, flexible solar cells by the meter. Soon your cell phone may be powered by the sun.

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  • Categorized in 17032

    A Remote Control For Your Life

    Japanese mobile-phone giant NTT DoCoMo is replacing house keys, credit cards, and train passes with a phone that does it all.
  • A look at some of the building technologies that are enabling new skyscrapers to shatter height records.
  • Categorized in 17032

    Computing Gets Physical

    Gadgets that let you control computers with a wave or a nod could offer an escape from keyboards and mice.
  • Categorized in 17035

    Spotting Cancer Sooner

    Blood tests that detect cancer in its early stages would save countless lives. The first could arrive within a year.

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