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 -ver two-thirds of the energy in the fuel you put into your car is wasted, most of it in the form of heat that exits along the exhaust pipe. The same is true of large-scale power stations, which are only 50% efficient at best. But now researchers are bringing 200 year old physics to bear against the problem by developing thermoelectric generators (TEGs) that can turn waste heat into useful electricity and this week we find out how. Plus, news that disguising cancer cells as Salmonella could hold the key to producing effective anti-cancer vaccines, why the Y chromosome boosts heart attack risk, and a new drug that can knock Alzheimer's on the head...
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« Last Edit: 15/02/2012 09:07:22 by _system »

jose alfredo ledezma

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« Reply #1 on: 04/12/2013 19:38:50 »
hi,here in my town in mexico.some companies,that dedicated to do this kind of investigations,of TEGs works the facts is that we have a lake near by the town,and the `place they are digging ,and thei already setting three,plants,i wanna what kind of risk we have to spected change of tempeture or what, ill ve apreciated for any information thank you,

jose alfredo ledezma

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« Reply #2 on: 04/12/2013 19:38:50 »
hi,here in my town in mexico.some companies,that dedicated to do this kind of investigations,of TEGs works the facts is that we have a lake near by the town,and the `place they are digging ,and thei already setting three,plants,i wanna what kind of risk we have to spected change of tempeture or what, ill ve apreciated for any information thank you,

 

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