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Process turns wheat flour into CO2-capturing micropores

  Researchers have shown how a process for the "carbonization" of wheat flour creates numerous tiny pores that capture carbon dioxide, representing a potential renewable...

Sodium-ion batteries are potential power technology of future

The high cost and scarcity of lithium are driving research to develop alternatives to lithium-ion batteries, especially to meet future needs in energy storage,...

Sub-micrometer carbon spheres reduce engine friction as oil additive

Tiny, perfectly smooth carbon spheres added to motor oil have been shown to reduce friction and wear typically seen in engines by as much...

Nanoparticle network could bring fast-charging batteries

December 3, 2014   A new electrode design for lithium-ion batteries has been shown to potentially reduce the charging time from hours to minutes by replacing...