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Organic Thin-Film Solar Cell Leaves!

Organic thin film solar cell leaves…  Wow, you could build a whole tree with these!

A Japanese institute and firms prototyped a foliage plant-like solar cell module by using organic thin-film solar cells.

A leaf-like module featuring bright green solar cells was developed by National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Mitsubishi Corp and Tokki Corp.

The organic thin-film solar cell consists of a plastic substrate, phthalocyanine layer, fullerene layer and so forth. And eight 7.5cm2 solar cel

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AIST develops dexterous hand for working class droids

Here’s a video of simulating carrying heavy objects:

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Here’s a video of it walking:

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Here’s a cool robot with dexterous 5 finger hand motion from Japan.

Researchers at Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) have succeeded in boosting the manual skills of blue-collar droids by developing a robust and dexterous hu

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