News tagged with biological systems

Building a safer lithium-ion battery

Lithium-ion batteries have become an indispensable power source for our proliferating gadgets. They have also, on occasion, been known to catch fire. To yield insight into what goes wrong when batteries fail and how to address ...

dateJul 12, 2017 in Energy & Green Tech
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More concepts, fewer facts

ETH biology lecturers have tested secondary school leavers and students to determine their knowledge of biological concepts. And they have drawn some sobering conclusions: many misunderstand the concepts, such as the importance ...

dateJun 07, 2017 in Social Sciences
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