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Scientists, Engineers at NJIT Work to Create 'Smarter' Building Materials

Researchers taking small steps to create sustainable cities of the future

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A window shade that not only keeps out the sun, but also absorbs energy, serves as a battery, and works as a television screen? Such an innovation may one day be possible due to the research being done by engineers and scientists at the Newark-based New Jersey Institute of Technology.

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