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Solar panels capture more sunlight with capsaicin – the chemical that makes chili peppers spicy

ViktoriyaFivko/Shutterstock Jon Major, University of Liverpool Here’s some news hot off the press. Researchers have found a secret ingredient for making solar panels that absorb the sun’s energy more efficiently. Depending on what you like to eat, there’s a good chance you can find it at home. Capsaicin, the chemical that gives chili peppers their spicy sting, also improves perovskite …

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