News tagged with ions

Key to quick battery charging time

University of Tokyo researchers have discovered the structure and transport properties of the "intermediate state" in lithium-ion batteries - key to understanding the mechanisms of charge and discharge in rechargeable batteries. ...

dateJun 16, 2015 in Materials Science
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Feeding caterpillars make leaves shine

When a plant is attacked by herbivores, this triggers a number of physiological responses in the plant. Calcium ions are important messengers for the processing of wound signals in plant cells. They regulate signal transduction ...

dateJun 04, 2015 in Biotechnology
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