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Researchers Make Greener Batteries From Plants
2012-12-12 13:57:57

We use batteries for almost every electronic device under the sun. But every point in the lifespan of these energy cells, from production to disposal, is fraught with environmental hazards.

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  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.