Self-powered system makes smart windows smarter

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Researchers developed a new type of smart window: a self-powered version that promises to be inexpensive and easy to apply to existing windows, with potential to save heating and cooling costs. The window powers itself with a transparent solar cell that harvests near-ultraviolet light.

New clues found to common respiratory virus

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Scientists have solved the structure of a protein that helps a common respiratory virus evade the immune system. The team has identified critical parts of the protein that could be targeted with drugs or vaccines, opening up the possibility of preventing or treating an infection that sickens thousands of babies and elderly people every year.