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A composite of a polymer and a 2D material can store energy at operating temperatures well above current commercial polymers.

Scientists have used a laser to turn the surface of pine wood into a form of graphene, potentially offering a way to produce biodegradable electronics.

Scientists have predicted and created new 2D electrocatalysts able to extract hydrogen from water with high performance and low cost.

Researchers have significantly increased the temperature at which carbon-based materials can act as superconductors.

Under certain conditions, the magnetic properties of a material can predict the relationship between its elasticity and temperature.

Scientists have used a molecular pulley binder to create high-capacity silicon anodes for use in lithium-ion batteries.

Meniscus-assisted technique could lead to high efficiency perovskite films.

Smoother surfaces on a solid electrolyte could eliminate or greatly reduce the problem of dendrite formation in lithium-ion batteries.

Submit your nomination for the 2018 Robert Cahn Award today.

Submissions are being accepted for the 2018 OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early-Career Researchers in Developing Countries.

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New electrode designs based on a highly conductive, two-dimensional transition metal carbide could produce fast-charging batteries.

Improving direct methanol fuel cells (DMFCs).

A new low-temperature solution printing technique can fabricate high-efficiency perovskite solar cells with large crystals.

Scientists have found evidence for a new type of electron pairing that may broaden the search for new high-temperature superconductors.

A novel manganese and sodium-ion-based material could replace lithium-based electrodes in rechargeable batteries.

The World Science Festival and Annals of Physics join forces at an event at Columbia University.

A combination of experimental and theoretical methods has revealed evidence of superconductivity on ultrathin lithium titanate films.

An inexpensive material called quinone makes an effective anode for safe, long-lasting batteries that work across a range of temperatures.

A new low-temperature catalyst can produce high-purity hydrogen gas while simultaneously using up carbon monoxide.

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