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Scientists adapt solar energy technology to detect chemical warfare agents and pesticides: Researchers are harnessing next-generation photovoltaics materials to create a fast, accurate testing mechanism for harmful compounds – Science Daily

Pervoskite nanocrystals, a key component of emerging solar energy technology, are being used in Australia to develop a new, rapid-response detection mechanism for…

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In a colourful solution to a dangerous problem, Australian scientists are adapting a component from cutting-edge solar cells to design a rapid, light-based detection system for deadly toxins.While use of chemical warfare agents like sulfur mustard — better known as mustard gas — is banned internationally, we do rely on other strictly-controlled chemicals for agriculture, industry and throughout our daily lives, including fumigants like methyl iodide, which is used to control insects and fungi….

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