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aluminum battery
2015-04-08 09:10:30

Researchers from Stanford University have developed a quickly-recharging, long-lasting, safe and inexpensive alternative to lithium-ion and single-use alkaline batteries that currently power most modern electronics – one which reportedly takes about one minute to fully recharge.

Scientists Develop Water Splitter That Runs On Ordinary AAA Battery
2014-08-25 03:50:40

scientists have developed a low-cost, emissions-free device that uses an ordinary AAA battery to produce hydrogen by water electrolysis.

2013-05-30 13:50:09

Stanford University scientists have developed an advanced zinc-air battery with higher catalytic activity and durability than similar batteries made with costly platinum and iridium catalysts.

New Interest Sparked In The Century-old Edison Battery
2012-06-26 13:00:30

Stanford University scientists have breathed new life into the nickel-iron battery, a rechargeable technology developed by Thomas Edison more than a century ago.

'Unzipped' Carbon Nanotubes May Help Energize Fuel Cells And Batteries
2012-05-28 09:40:09

Multi-walled carbon nanotubes riddled with defects and impurities on the outside could replace some of the expensive platinum catalysts used in fuel cells and metal-air batteries, according to scientists at Stanford University.

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2011-05-30 08:49:44

Developing drugs to combat or cure human disease often involves a phase of testing with mice, so being able to peer clearly into a living mouse's innards has real value.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.