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Nature 348, 385 - 386 (29 November 1990); doi:10.1038/348385a0

Cooking in the sunshine

Daniel M. Kammen & William F. Lankford

Division of Biology, Mail Stop 216-76, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California 91125, USA.
Department of Physics, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia 22030, USA.

'Appropriate technology' is touted as a solution to many of the energy needs of developing countries. A pi lot project to introduce solar ovens in Central America shows one way forward.

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