Could Tofu be the Answer to Greener Solar Cells? - University of Liverpool News Dr. Jon Major, a researcher at Liv...

Could Tofu be the Answer to Greener Solar Cells? - University of Liverpool News Dr. Jon Major, a researcher at Liv...

jetsongreen.com 19 Sep '14, 4pm

Dr. Jon Major, a researcher at Liverpool University has recently made the discovery that the chemical used to make tofu, and bath salts, could also be used to replace one of the most toxic substances, namely cadmium chloride, that are used to manufacture solar cells. Using salts to replace cadmium chloride in solar cell production would also make them much cheaper. His study was published in the journal Nature. Cadmium chloride is a soluble compound that is expensive to produce and very toxic, which means special care must be made during the production of solar panels, as well as during their disposal after they are no longer useful. Dr. M...

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In nature, as an organism evolves it increases in complexity and it also becomes a more compact or miniaturized system. Similarly a city shou...

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Submit your Green Apple Day of Service video today! #wherewelearnmatters

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Email This Print Comments Trackbacks Share Link I was at a presentation by the Department of Energy on Wednesday (hosted by the Northeast Ene...

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Presenting the Holcim Awards Silver (l-r): Enrique Norten, Member of the Board of the Holcim Foundation and Principal & Founder of TEN Arquit...

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Construction21 is currently down for maintenance. We expect to be back in a couple hours. Tha...

Study Finds Wind Turbines a Lesser Threat to Birds

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Although wind turbines are responsible for the deaths of hundreds of thousands of songbirds i...

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