Michele Hennessey

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How It Works: The Highest-Efficiency Solar Cell

I'm going to soak up the sun.<p>Solar cells typically convert no more than 20 percent of incoming energy into electricity, in part because they capture only certain wavelengths of light. Researchers at Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems have developed a solar cell that converts …

A Coping Plan Can Help Fend Off Depression From Vision Loss

When people lose their vision as they get older, they lose a lot of other things, too. They lose their ability to do the things they love.<p>"You can't read, you can't cook, and you can't socialize — and as a result, you may become demoralized, withdrawn and depressed," says Dr. Barry Rovner, a …

'Worm pill' could ease autoimmune disease symptoms

(Medical Xpress)—Experts believe a molecule in parasitic worms could help explain why worm infections can effectively treat a range of autoimmune …

Goggles help surgeons ‘see’ tumours

<b>Scientists are continually seeking new ways of targeting cancer - and the latest is high-tech goggles.</b><p>Currently doctors treating cancer have two main approaches - bombard the tumour with drugs and radiotherapy or cut it out.<p>The second option is very common but not always successful - because it is …

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Scientists Create Personalized Stem Cells, Raising Hopes for Diabetes Cure

Insulin-producing cells could one day replace cells damaged by diabetes, a step toward curing the disease.<p>Regenerative medicine took a step forward on Monday with the announcement of the creation of the first disease-specific line of embryonic stem cells made with a patient's own DNA.<p>These cells, …

Ageing: The girls who never grow older

A handful of girls seem to defy one of the biggest certainties in life: ageing. Virginia Hughes reports on the families wrestling with a condition they can’t explain, and the scientist who believes that these children could hold the key to immortality.<p>Richard Walker has been trying to conquer …

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Front Panel Leaked

Earlier today, we came across some leaked images of the alleged Samsung Galaxy Note 4, giving us a glimpse of what the device could look like.<p>Now, …

Dropbox for Android Gets Document Previews, Smarter Search

Dropbox today updated its Android app with support for document previews and an overhauled search function. You can download the new version now directly from Google Play.<p>Document previews means you can now view, scroll, and zoom in or out of any Word document, PowerPoint presentation, or PDF in …

15 common Android problems and how to fix them

Google+ Photos Adds Auto Awesome Effects And Support For Adjusting Previous Edits

Google is kind (or maybe bold) enough to back up all your photos as you take them. Google+ Photos has some solid editing tools to go along with that …

Apple University preaches mantra of simplicity to employees

In a class called "What Makes Apple, Apple," an instructor shows Apple employees a slide of a 78-button remote control for Google TV. He then shows an Apple TV remote, which has just three buttons.<p>That story, which illustrates Apple's strive towards simplicity, is part of a rare look inside the …

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[Deal Alert] Poweradd 5-port 25W 5V/5A USB Wall Charger Power Adapter $12.99 On Amazon With Coupon Code

The Poweradd family-sized USB wall charger power adapter is capable of pumping juice into five devices at once. It's a compact way to get as much use …

Intel Broadwell processors could slim MacBook Air to just 9mm thick

The Apple rumor mill has been abuzz for months with whispers that the company plans to release an even thinner MacBook Air with a Retina display, and Intel’s new line of Broadwell processors could be the vital component that makes that makes wafer-thin MacBooks a reality.<p>Intel’s Broadwell chips …

How Apple Uses Picasso To Teach Employees About Product Design

Apple uses Picasso’s The Bull to teach new hires to think like Steve Jobs.<p>Founded by Steve Jobs in 2008 as a way to train future employees to think more like him, Apple University is an internal program that not only indoctrinates new employees into Cupertino’s business culture, it also teaches new …