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October 9, 2017
Lithium ion batteries may remain tops for sheer performance, but a team of engineers find that a battery based on sodium may offer far more cost-effective storage.
September 26, 2017
One problem with some synthesized molecules is that they look similar but, like right and left hands, aren’t interchangeable. A team of researchers uses light to separate them.
September 5, 2017
​A new solar cell inspired by the compound eyes of insects could help scientists overcome a major roadblock to the development of solar panels.
June 13, 2017
A materials scientist discusses how light could be used for less invasive medical procedures, improving solar cells, and cloaks of invisibility.