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Better Catalysts Could Bring Fuel Cells Down To Earth

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June 18, 1998
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Penn State
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A new catalyst dramatically improves the performance of methanol-air fuel cells, which could provide a more practical power source than batteries or the fuel cells powered by hydrogen that are used in space missions.

A new catalyst dramatically improves the performance of methanol-air fuel cells, which could provide a more practical power source than batteries or the fuel cells powered by hydrogen that are used in space missions, according to an article that will be published in the June 12, 1998, issue of the journal Science.


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