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Approximately 90% of world’s electricity is generated in turbines moved by hot steam, which, unfortunately, operate only at 30 to 40 percent efficiency. This […] Read more The post Harvesting heat to create electricity: A new world record appeared first on Mapping Ignorance. Related posts:Materials for caging the Sun on Earth Nanohazards Melodies of proteins
This is the English version of a section in Ferreira (2014) , a paper dedicated to overview the experiments in Industrial Organization that appeared in […] Read more The post Experimental economics in the electricity sector deregulation appeared first on Mapping Ignorance. Related posts:Experimenting with markets Private health insurance: adverse or propitious selection? Game Theory explains professionals’ play
Massive storms on Uranus baffle scientists. Astronomers have detected a wave of powerful storms touching down on the planet Uranus, surprising scientists who previously […] Read more The post MI weekly selection #101 appeared first on Mapping Ignorance. Related posts:The Oxford Questions on the foundations of quantum mechanics Game Theory explains professionals’ play Sieving at the nanoscale: desalination of seawater through nanoporous graphene
Understanding aging and how it affects the lifespan of an organism is a fundamental problem in biology that is of great interest to our […] Read more The post The animal that wouldn’t die appeared first on Mapping Ignorance. Related posts:Finding a new species could be easier than you think A tale about aquatic snails in the middle of the desert Do you want to make a symbiosis with me?
The Ebola outbreak has brought the fear of a viral pandemic to the headlines once more, as it happened before with the avian or swine […] Read more The post At the edge of the cliff: no new antibiotics for multidrug-resistant bacteria appeared first on Mapping Ignorance. Related posts:Is sunbathing addictive? The perfume of chemokines: how cancer manipulates our defenses Shear-driven drug delivery service
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