Insect eyes inspire structure of new solar panel cell

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Solar energy is in high demand as more businesses and civilians alike look to make greener moves to help both the environment and their bank accounts. Building blocks integrated with solar technology recently hit the news, with innovators looking to create the most efficient and sustainable forms of solar energy possible, even taking inspiration from butterflies. Butterflies aren’t the only bug acting as inspiration for researchers. Scientists at the USA’s Stanford University have looked at the eyes of insects to create the newest form of solar cells. They have discovered that packing tiny solar cells together could pave the way…

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