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Places: Discovery Square

Discovery Square is kind of the central hub of restaurants on campus.  The open area in the photo is usually teeming with people when the weather is nice. 89 more words

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Perovskite phosphor boosts visible light communication: Flashy nanocrystals help LEDs send data in the blink of an eye

A green-emitting perovskite nanocrystal phosphor mixed with a red-emitting nitride phosphor looks yellow under ambient light (left). When excited by blue laser light, the phosphor combination produces white light (right). 639 more words

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Toronto’s QD (Quantum Dot) Solar sole Canadian among five winners of solar technology challenge

Five North American solar start-up companies have been selected to receive further support in developing their technology and moving them closer to market under the SunRISE TechBridge Challenge… 416 more words

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KAUST University: Partnering for sustainable fresh water production: Video

Published online Jun 7, 2016

Combining methods for water desalination results in low-cost, highly efficient water production.

Innovative solutions to improve the efficiency of water desalination are a major focus in countries such as Saudi Arabia, where fresh water for industrial, agricultural and human use is scarce. 809 more words

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Beginning

It has been a couple of months since I have finished my first year at the University of Southern California. I can’t really say much about what I felt during that time because most of it was in confusion and trying to understand. 209 more words

Beginning

Places: IL Villagio Restaurant

In continuation of my places series, I thought I’d throw in a description of a few of the restaurants on campus.

Il Villagio is an Italian restaurant, and what we consider to be one of the “nicer” restaurants on campus.   142 more words

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Curry Club

Through some of his co-workers, Eric discovered chicken curry day at the diner in the central services area of campus.  The diner’s food is on a rotating schedule with a different dish served each day  – chicken curry, Mexican food, Chinese food, and a couple other foods I’m not sure about. 184 more words

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