Self-repairing solar cells mimic plant-based process

09/8/2010 | BBC · International Business Times

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed microscopic solar cells that mimic the way plant cells create energy from sunlight. These solar cells are longer lasting and more efficient than static photovoltaic cells and are able to repair themselves, just like plant cells do, when they are damaged by extended exposure to the sun.

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