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battery

Texas A&M-Led Team Doubles Down On Energy Storage With Metal-Oxide Magnesium...

Move over, lithium-ion; now, there’s a better battery on the horizon. A multi-institution team of scientists led by Texas A&M University chemist Sarbajit Banerjee has...
medical products

The Pharmacological Potential of Natural Products

Almost half and half: this is how medical drugs are divided in terms of the sources of their active principles. Of the total available...
Semiconductor

Newly Discovered Semiconductor Dynamics May Help Improve Energy Efficiency

Researchers examining the flow of electricity through semiconductors have uncovered another reason these materials seem to lose their ability to carry a charge as...
Revolutionize Graphene

New Chemical Method Could Revolutionize Graphene

University of Illinois at Chicago scientists have discovered a new chemical method that enables graphene to be incorporated into a wide range of applications...
Battery

Researchers Peer into Atom-sized Tunnels in Hunt for Better Battery

Battery researchers seeking improved electrode materials have focused on “tunneled” structures that make it easier for charge-carrying ions to move in and out of...
Supersonic

Supersonic Spray Yields New Nanomaterial for Bendable, Wearable Electronics

A new, ultrathin film that is both transparent and highly conductive to electric current has been produced by a cheap and simple method devised...
antidepressants

Why Do Antidepressants Take so Long to Work?

An episode of major depression can be crippling, impairing the ability to sleep, work, or eat. In severe cases, the mood disorder can lead...
hydrocarbon fuel

Breakthrough Solar Cell Captures Co2 and Sunlight, Produces Burnable Fuel

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have engineered a potentially game-changing solar cell that cheaply and efficiently converts atmospheric carbon dioxide directly...
breast cancer

Hops Extract Studied to Prevent Breast Cancer

An enriched hops extract activates a chemical pathway in cells that could help prevent breast cancer, according to new laboratory findings from the UIC/NIH...
graphene

Germs Add Ripples to Make ‘Groovy’ Graphene

Graphene, a two-dimensional wonder-material composed of a single layer of carbon atoms linked in a hexagonal chicken-wire pattern, has attracted intense interest for its...