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Silicon-based Batteries Boosted By Researchers
2012-11-01 07:08:29

'Crushed' porous silicon anodes show dramatic increase in charge-discharge cycles

2010-10-14 00:59:21

A team of Rice University and Lockheed Martin scientists has discovered a way to use simple silicon to radically increase the capacity of lithium-ion batteries.


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.