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Researchers have found a perovskite mineral with the right properties to extract energy from multiple sources at the same time.

By coating a normal fabric with an electroactive material, researchers have produced ‘textile muscles’ that could be incorporated into clothes.

Using a Titan supercomputer, scientists have identified Lewis-acidic polymers as promising solid electrolytes in lithium-ion batteries.

A new computational design strategy can pinpoint optimal materials for coating the cathode in lithium-ion batteries to protect it from degradation.

New synthesis mechanism transforms bulk metal alloys directly into nanowires.

The winners of the Energy Storage Materials 2016 Best Paper Award and Most Cited Paper Award have been announced.

The top ten Reviewers for ENSM in 2016 have been announced.

With the help of a cuprate superconductor, scientists have revealed the innate, but previously hidden, ability of graphene to act as a superconductor.

Scientists have developed a simple, inexpensive technique for producing oxide nanowires directly from bulk powders at ambient conditions.

Structural defects and jagged surfaces of nanoparticles shown to be key to catalysis.

In some water-splitting catalysts, oxygen comes from within the catalyst material itself, as well as from the surrounding water molecules.

Crystals that form spontaneously on exposure to carbon dioxide could offer a new option for carbon capture and storage strategies.

Submissions for the 8th annual Reaxys PhD Prize are now open.

Christopher Hutchinson and Tadashi Furuhara join the Acta Journals.

Enjoy free access to the anniversary special issue of Current Opinion in Solid State & Materials Science.

Sodium-embedded carbon nanowalls make highly effective electrodes in electronic devices such as solar cells and supercapacitors.

Scientists have developed a novel solid-state battery by placing ultra-thin aluminum oxide between lithium electrodes and a solid garnet electrolyte.

Novel fuel cell catalysts comprising atomically-ordered platinum-lead 'nanoplates' display high catalytic activity, stability and durability.

Using a computational model, scientists have identified 21 solid electrolytes that could replace the volatile liquids used in rechargeable batteries.

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