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Making hydrogen fuel from humid air

Researchers incorporated a photocatalyst in a moisture-absorbing, semiconducting paint that can produce hydrogen from water in the air when exposed to sunlight. The development could enable hydrogen fuel production in almost any location.

Jun 14th, 2017

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One step closer to practical fast-charging batteries

Scientists built a new design and chemistry for electrodes that involves advanced, nanostructured electrodes containing molybdenum disulfide and carbon nanofibers. These composite materials have internal atomic-scale pathways for both fast ion and electron transport, allowing for fast charging.

Jun 14th, 2017

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Photopower for microlabs

A solar-light-driven fully integrated microfluidic device could serve as an autonomous fuel-cell-based power source for microsensors or lab-on-a-chip applications.

Jun 14th, 2017

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