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Advanced electron microscopy can map battery materials inside and out

Scientists used advanced electron microscopy techniques to study the atomic structure of the surface and interior of a lithium-ion battery electrode.

New technique can ‘sew’ crystals together seamlessly

A new technique can ‘sew’ two patches of crystals seamlessly together at the atomic level to create atomically-thin fabrics for use in electronic devices.

ASTM is inviting experts to join in the revision of two ASTM International thermostat standards.

Solar sandwich breaks efficiency barrier.

Uranium mineral more complex than any other.

Free recipe could open field of biomimetic nanoparticles.

Organic lithium ion battery will work in outer space.

Using a 3D layer of silicone as the substrate for a lithium metal anode can mitigate dendrite formation and dramatically extend battery life.

Researchers have discovered more details about the way certain materials hold a static electric charge even after two surfaces separate.

New biosensors could support personalized medicine – including in developing countries.

Wearable non-invasive sensors could allow continuous and convenient glucose-monitoring in diabetes.

Replacing single-use plastics with recyclable bio-plastics will stop the planet from drowning in waste.

Adding a small molecule to act as an electron donor and enhance the absorption of the active layer can improve the efficiency of an organic solar cell.

Lab experiments retracing the chemical steps leading to the creation of complex hydrocarbons in space could offer new ways to produce graphene.

Replacing metal components in electronic devices with carbon materials like graphene could reduce production costs and waste management problems.

Adding nickel nanoparticles to a liquid gallium alloy turns it into a paste with a consistency suitable for additive manufacturing.

A novel method for producing various albumin-based gels could allow them to be developed as implants for delivering drugs over extended periods.

NiOx-based perovskite materials promise low-cost, highly efficient, flexible solar photovoltaic devices.

A new technique can pinpoint the location of chemical reactions happening inside lithium-ion battery electrodes in three dimensions at the nanoscale level.

Advances in liquid 3D printing technology could make biodegradable scaffolds for use in medical stents and grafts.

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