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Artificial muscles offer a route to greener air conditioning, breakthroughs in semiconductor physics and hidden consciousness

04 Aug 2022 Hamish Johnston

In this episode of the Physics World Weekly podcast, Paul Motzki of Germany’s University of Saarland explains how artificial muscles have been used to create a new and environmentally friendly refrigeration technology.

Also this week, Physics World editors chat about a breakthrough in the study of the promising semiconductor cubic boron arsenide, a new technique that can reveal hidden consciousness in brain-injured patients, and a scary study about rocket stages that fall from the sky.

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