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Energy news, March 2015

Alan Leshner joins the Elsevier Materials Science Council

Former CEO of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) joins the Elsevier Materials Science Council.

Elsevier puts data in the spotlight

Data can be shared and reused freely, through some new initiatives now running at Elsevier and the Materials Today family of journals.

One of life's strongest bonds has been discovered by a science team researching biofuels with the help of supercomputers.

First ever photograph of light behaving as both wave and stream of particles.

The first articles of the new journal Energy Reports are now available on ScienceDirect.

Scientists have captured the first real-time nanoscale images of lithium dendrite structures known to degrade lithium-ion batteries.

Phonon second sound waves in 2D materials.

Researchers have found a new way to make state-of-the-art materials for energy storage using a cheap lamp from the hardware store.

We are very pleased to welcome nominations for awards in the Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer for early-career researchers.

The journal Applied Surface Science is delighted to invite young researchers to apply for the Frans Habraken Best Paper Award.

Researchers have devised a scalable and efficient means of producing Sn-containing carbon nanostructure for Li-ion batteries using a molten salt process.

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