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Copper and graphite combo may produce better lithium-ion batteries

Copper and graphite combo may produce better lithium-ion batteries

In a recent study, researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory discovered a first-of-its-kind copper and graphite combination. The finding could have implications...
sodium-ion batteries

Scientists developed advanced high-energy sodium-ion batteries

The large consumption of non-renewable resources has pushed the current fossil-fuel-based economy to be at serious risk. One solution is to use renewable energy...
3D printing

3D printed objects can remember their shapes

People use 3D printing (or additive manufacturing) to make 3D solid objects from a digital file. In an additive process, an object is created...
electronic waste

An effective way to recycle copper from complex electronic waste

Electronic waste, such as discarded mobile phones, computers, and tablets, contains a large number of precious metals including copper, zinc, gold, silver, etc. Electronic waste...
green battery

Scientists develop a high-capacity and sustainable zinc battery for energy storage

As solar power and wind power become more important in the world electricity supply, people look for reliable and cheap ways to store energy. Recently,...
Young skin

A wearable second skin making you look young and healthy

Skin is an important organ that has multiple physiological and psychological functions. It protects us from extreme temperatures, radiation, toxins, and mechanical insult while maintaining...