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ReInventors

What if clean energy was as easy as pressing 'print'?

ReInventors

What if clean energy was as easy as pressing 'print'?

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Imagine if you could turn almost any surface into a solar panel: office windows could power the buildings that house them. In a disaster, the tent walls of emergency shelters could generate enough energy to improve conditions for the people inside. What if solar power was so cheap and efficient that even cloudy places like the Pacific Northwest could rely on it?

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Fighting mosquitoes with frickin' laser beams

You can always count on pesky mosquitoes to make their presence known through bothersome buzzes and itchy bites. But they're worse than annoying: Nearly half a million people a year worldwide die from malaria carried by the critters.

Scientists at Intellectual Ventures Laboratory in Bellevue, WA, are battling these deadly carriers with the coolest technology possible: lasers.

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