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Co poisoning

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An announcement by the government has been made that carbon monoxide alarms will be mandatory in private rented accommodation, this means all private landlords have to install smoke and carbon monoxide devices in their properties by October 2015 A recent survey showed that two thirds of all private renters in England and wales are vulnerable to Co poisoning because they didn’t have an alarm installed.

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Researchers at Michigan State University have created a fully transparent solar concentrator

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Researchers at Michigan State University have created a fully transparent solar concentrator, which could turn any window or sheet of glass (like your smartphone’s screen) into a photovoltaic solar cell. Unlike other “transparent” solar cells that we’ve reported on in the past, this one really is transparent, as you can see in the photos throughout this story. According to Richard Lunt, who led the research, the team are confident that the transparent solar

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