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Battery Science – News and Features

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'Holy Grail' for Batteries: Solid-State Magnesium Battery a Big Step Closer

Scientist s have brought together computational materials science methodologies, synthesis, and a variety of characterization techniques, to identify a new class of solid conductors that can transport magnesium ions at unprecedented speed. This could represent a significant step forward for battery development.
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Microscopic Defects Make Lithium-Ion Batteries Better

Scientists combined state-of-the-art, in situ X-ray microscopy and modeling to gain insight into lithium transport in battery cathodes. They found that thanks for tiny defects, the electrode materials behave very differently from perfect crystals, and improve their performance.
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Global brain initiatives generate tsunami of neuroscience data

Three years ago the White House launched the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative to accelerate the development and application of novel technologies that will give us a better understanding about how brains work.
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Battery Component Found to Harm Key Soil Microorganism

The material at the heart of the lithium ion batteries that power electric vehicles, laptop computers and smartphones has been shown to impair a key soil bacterium, according to new research.
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The US ARL in Maryland Combines Raman Spectroscopy and AFM

Characterizing electrochemical energy storage materials.
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Advancing Lithium-Ion Battery Research

The increasing number of components in a lithium-ion battery makes it essential to use a variety of analytical methods to attain complete characterization.
Industry Insight

Point of Care Haemoglobin Analysis

EKF Diagnostics recently launched the new DiaSpect Tm, a reliable, accurate and easy to use Point of Care haemoglobin analyser.
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Making Sensor Technology Better at Bomb-Sniffing

University of Utah engineers have developed a new type of carbon nanotube material for handheld sensors that will be quicker and better at sniffing out explosives, deadly gases and illegal drugs.
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Key Mechanism in Energy and Information Storage

Observing how hydrogen is absorbed into individual palladium nanocubes, Stanford materials scientists have detailed a key step in storing energy and information in nanomaterials.
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NanoKTN Brokerage and Support Services Secure Over £82m in Projects

Nanotechnology creating vibrant self-sustaining UK SME community.
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