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May 24, 2017

May 8, 2017 — Safety, range and costs: these are the three big premises of electromobility. Safety definitely comes first. Lithium-based traction batteries are usually completely enclosed in the battery case and ... read more

Wood Filter Removes Toxic Dye from Water

May 4, 2017 — Engineers have developed a new use for wood: to filter water. Scientists added nanoparticles to wood, then used it to filter toxic dyes from ... read more

May 2, 2017 — You cannot get far today with electric cars. One reason is that the batteries require a lot of space. Scientists are stacking large cells on top of one another. This provides vehicles with more ... read more

Sodium, Magnesium to Replace Lithium in Batteries

May 2, 2017 — Scientists have produced novel electrolytes for rechargeable sodium and magnesium batteries. The research group’s objective was to develop alternatives to lithium-ion ... read more

Ssafer Alternative to Lithium-Ion Batteries

Apr. 27, 2017 — Researchers have developed a breakthrough alternative to fire-prone lithium-ion ... read more

Apr. 26, 2017 — Researchers have created a unique video that shows oxygen bubbles inflating and later deflating inside a tiny lithium-air battery. The knowledge gained from the video could help make lithium-air ... read more

Stabilizing Molecule Could Pave Way for Lithium-Air Fuel Cell

Apr. 26, 2017 — Lithium-oxygen fuel cells boast energy density levels comparable to fossil fuels and are thus seen as a promising candidate for future transportation-related energy needs. Several roadblocks stand in ... read more

Apr. 25, 2017 — One of the major culprits in capacity fade of high-energy lithium-ion batteries has now been identified by a team of ... read more

Apr. 25, 2017 — How lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries behave under short-circuit conditions can now be examined using a new approach to help improve reliability and ... read more

Bright Future for Self-Charging Batteries

Apr. 24, 2017 — Who hasn't lived through the frustrating experience of being without a phone after forgetting to recharge it? This could one day be a thing of the past thanks to technology under ... read more

Apr. 24, 2017 — A new method that could lead to lithium batteries that are safer, have longer battery life, and are bendable has now been developed, providing new possibilities such as flexible smartphones. His new ... read more

Scientist's New Approach May Accelerate Design of High-Power Batteries

Apr. 21, 2017 — A model for designing novel materials used in electrical storage devices, such as car batteries and capacitors, has now been designed by researchers. This approach may dramatically accelerate ... read more

Apr. 17, 2017 — High performing lithium-ion batteries are a key component of laptops, smart phones, and electric vehicles. Currently, the anodes, or negative charged side of lithium ion batteries, are generally made ... read more

Apr. 18, 2017 — A new adhesive sensor can save patients the discomfort and pain resulting from leaky intravenous drips, say developers of the new ... read more

Apr. 18, 2017 — A novel technology that embeds highly conductive nanostructure into semi-conductor nanofiber has now been developed by researchers. The novel composite so produced has superb charge conductivity, and ... read more

Battery Prototype Powered by Atmospheric Nitrogen

Apr. 13, 2017 — As the most abundant gas in Earth's atmosphere, nitrogen has been an attractive option as a source of renewable energy. But nitrogen gas doesn't break apart under normal conditions, ... read more

Apr. 12, 2017 — New findings show some phosphate-based battery materials can change from crystalline to glassy while in use, possibly opening new avenues for design of ... read more

Leaf Vein Structure Could Hold Key to Extending Battery Life

Apr. 6, 2017 — The natural structure found within leaves could improve the performance of everything from rechargeable batteries to high-performance gas sensors, according to an international team of scientists. ... read more

Apr. 5, 2017 — Scientists have built a new device that shows what happens when electrode, electrolyte, and active materials meet in energy storage ... read more

Apr. 5, 2017 — Seaweed, the edible algae with a long history in some Asian cuisines, and which has also become part of the Western foodie culture, could turn out to be an essential ingredient in another trend: the ... read more

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