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2009-05-06 09:00:23

New LifePO4 battery made from non-toxic materials abundant in the Earth's crustThousands of small electric scooters, bicycles and wheelchairs throughout Europe and Asia are powered by LifePO4 "“- a material used in advanced lithium-ion batteries developed by Universit© de Montr©al researchers."It's a revolutionary battery because it is made from non-toxic materials abundant in the Earth's crust. Plus, it's not expensive,'" says Michel Gauthier, an invited professor at the...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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