Karim Kefi

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Beautiful prefabricated homes open in London for the city’s homeless

In the sleepy suburban district of Mitcham, south London, a multicolored building is stopping both residents and visitors in their tracks. Modern, unusually shaped, and shockingly bright, it leaves the impression that its residents are quite wealthy. But the building’s occupants—36 homeless youth …

Housing

High-efficiency, semi-transparent perovskite/graphene solar cells created at low cost

With the continued rise in the uptake of solar cells, consumers are now looking at less obtrusive ways to incorporate these in buildings and …

MORGAN STANLEY: Here’s how we see the oil prices playing out through 2018

Prices plunged from $100 in late 2014, recovered slightly in early summer, and then now they've tumbled down to around $44 per barrel.<p>Currently, some experts think that oil could fall even <i>lower.</i> Goldman Sachs analysts led by Jeffrey Currie recently released a note suggesting that oil could …

Here's what your food would look like if it weren't genetically modified over millennia

Genetically modified foods, or GMOs, inspire strong reactions nowadays, but humans have been tweaking the genetics of our favorite produce for millennia.<p>While GMOs may involve splicing genes from other organisms (such as bacteria) to give plants desired traits — like resistance to pests, selective …

What do you really get for a $7,000 Tesla home battery?

NEW YORK (AP) — Elon Musk, the star CEO of the electric car company Tesla Motors and the rocket company SpaceX, staged an elaborate event last month …

Clean Energy

Why tokenization is the key to mobile payment security

Mobile payments can be a finicky business. Consumers are presented with a broad range of payment options and channels – from Apple Pay to Google Wallet to Visa Checkout – all vying for majority adoption. The industry’s brightest minds and deepest pockets are at work to create better commerce …

FinTech

Wall Street has finally begun to downsize, but how did we ever let it get so big in the first place?

The New York Times recently reported on sluggish growth in the financial industry and what it described as a nascent trend of business students and …

Pound vs euro: Should I buy holiday money now or after the election?

We turn to the views of some of Britain's most respected investors to help you decide whether to buy euros today<p>The burning question for holidaymakers and would-be buyers of European property is what next for sterling?<p>Reaching a plausible answer is next to impossible. “In currency markets there is …

Light Photographed As A Wave And A Particle For The First Time

Seeing is believing<p>Scientists have long known that light can behave as both a particle and a wave—Einstein first predicted it in 1909. But no experiment has been able to show light in both states simultaneously. Now, researchers at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland have …

Quantum Mechanics