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polymers and fullerenes may comprise efficient supercapacitors
no real device exists yet, just intriguing 
 
New technology can store solar energy up to several weeks rather than a few microseconds http://ow.ly/QgyQT
Chemists at UCLA have developed technology that can store solar energy for up to several weeks rather than for a few microseconds.
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Will the interference be subject to the method used to record and analyze it?
 
Physics - Synopsis: Entangled Mirrors Could “Reflect” Quantum Gravity

' ... Roman Schnabel of the University of Hamburg in Germany envisions pushing the quantum-size limit even further. In the setup, laser light propagating through an interferometer becomes entangled with the swinging motion of two suspended mirrors. This light-mirror entanglement can be transferred, or “swapped,” to a mirror-mirror entanglement by measuring the interference between the optical outputs. The idea is not new, but Schnabel has devised a novel interferometer geometry that is better tailored for producing entanglement. Rather than have the mirrors at the far end of perpendicular interferometric arms, he proposes that the mirrors be situated in a triangular configuration in which they reflect light beams from the front and back. This helps cancel out noise associated with laser fluctuations. The two mirrors are also placed right next to each other, opening up the possibility of probing certain models of quantum gravity that predict that the mirrors’ mutual gravitational attraction should shorten the decoherence time. ... '

http://physics.aps.org/synopsis-for/10.1103/PhysRevA.92.012126
A proposed interferometry experiment could test quantum gravity theories by entangling two mirrors weighing as much as apples.
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Cortical Circuits for the Control of Attention

This paper is fantastic. I just came across it, but it does a great job of describing current understanding of the neuroscience of consciousness.

Suggestion: If you come across a word you don't understand in the paper, stop. Go google the word, look it up on wikipedia, and then come back. Repeat this process until you've finished the paper. 
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http://ucrtoday.ucr.edu/30606 "In lab experiments, the researchers directed 980-nanometer infrared light at the hybrid material, which then generated upconverted orange/yellow fluorescent 550-nanometer light, almost doubling the energy of the incoming photons.  The researchers were able to boost the upconversion process by up to three orders of magnitude by coating the cadmium selenide nanocrystals with organic ligands, providing a route to higher efficiencies."
July 27, 2015: UC Riverside researchers find a way to use the infrared region of the sun’s spectrum to make solar cells more efficient.
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