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3D Nanochains could increase battery capacity, cut charging time

How long the battery of your phone or computer lasts depends on how many lithium ions can be stored in the battery's negative electrode...

Platinum-graphene fuel cell catalysts show superior stability over bulk platinum

Films of platinum only two atoms thick supported by graphene could enable fuel cell catalysts with unprecedented catalytic activity and longevity, says new study. Platinum...

New lithium battery design helps make lighter, safer batteries for Soldiers

Less expensive, lighter and safer batteries are a vital need for warfighters; a new Army project may offer a solution. The growing popularity of lithium-ion...

Scientists find better way to make large lithium-ion batteries

The results of a new study led by two Binghamton University professors could reduce the production costs and increase product quality for large-sized lithium-ion...

Scientists develop organic solar cells that could convert indoor light to electricity

Scientists have developed organic solar cells optimized to convert ambient indoor light to electricity. The power they produce is low, but is probably enough to...

Flexible solar cells a step closer to reality

New discovery could help produce low cost, flexible and stable organic solar cells for use on vehicles, curved surfaces and windows. We could be a...

This device could generate light from cold darkness

An inexpensive thermoelectric device harnesses the cold of space without active heat input, generating electricity that powers an LED at night, researchers report in...

‘Superbolts’ have 1000x the energy of regular lightning

Though the lightning season is winding down in the Southeastern US, “superbolt” season won’t start until November, according to new research. The new study maps...

Scientists find new way to produce lithium-ion battery

Scientists have developed a promising new cathode and electrolyte system that replaces expensive metals and traditional liquid electrolyte with lower cost transition metal fluorides...

This reactor turns carbon dioxide into pure liquid fuel

An electrocatalysis reactor recycles carbon dioxide to produce pure liquid fuel solutions using electricity. The scientists behind the invention hope it will become an...

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Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

This popular painkiller may harm your blood sugar

In a new study, researchers found popular pain drug opioid tramadol (marketed as ConZip and Ultram) may increase the risk of developing hypoglycemia, or...

Popular high blood pressure drug may increase risk of bowel disease

High blood pressure harms one in ten adults across the globe, and it increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. The most common treatments...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...