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July 2013

Data from China show that large amounts of coal emissions shorten lives

New quasi-experimental research finds major impact of coal emissions on health.

Finding the keys to boiling heat transfer

Understanding the properties that control surface dissipation of heat could lead to improved power plants and electronics with high heat-transfer rates.

Events

November 6-7, 2013
Crowds and Climate: Mobilizing Crowds to Develop Ideas and Take Action on Climate Change

Kresge Auditorium (W16)

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Report maps future of alternative fuel vehicles

Cars that run on biofuels and liquefied natural gas can cost less, cut emissions, and reduce dependence on foreign fuels.

Pruning the power grid

New algorithm quickly identifies the most dangerous risks in a power grid amid millions or billions of possible failures.

Solar power heads in a new direction: thinner

Atom-thick photovoltaic sheets could pack hundreds of times more power per weight than conventional solar cells.
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