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Faster-charging, safer batteries

Imagine a world where cell phones and laptops can be charged in a matter of minutes instead of hours, rolled up and stored in your pocket, or dropped without sustaining any damage.

Nov 26th, 2018

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Thermoelectric cooling gets fit for microtechnology

Scientists have significantly improved the processing of thermoelectric devices so that they become quicker, more reliably and suitable for integration in microchips. This represents a decisive step towards the broad application of thermoelectric components in microtechnology.

Nov 26th, 2018

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Building better batteries by borrowing from biology

Inspired by transport mechanisms found in living cells, researchers develop a novel crystalline material that rapidly conducts charged potassium ions, and may lead to cheaper and safer replacements for lithium-ion batteries in electronics and cars.

Nov 23rd, 2018

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