News tagged with electrolyte

Team builds nonflammable lithium ion battery

In studying a material that prevents marine life from sticking to the bottom of ships, researchers led by chemist Joseph DeSimone at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have identified a surprising replacement ...

Feb 10, 2014
4.6 / 5 (25) 2 | with audio podcast

Brain process takes paper shape

A paper-based device that mimics the electrochemical signalling in the human brain has been created by a group of researchers from China.

Feb 12, 2014
4.4 / 5 (8) 0 | with audio podcast

Liquid batteries could level the load

The biggest drawback to many real or proposed sources of clean, renewable energy is their intermittency: The wind doesn’t always blow, the sun doesn’t always shine, and so the power they produce ...

Feb 14, 2012
5 / 5 (9) 37 | with audio podcast