Crash-testing lithium-ion batteries

Lithium-ion batteries are lightweight, fully rechargeable, and can pack a lot of energy into a small volume—making them attractive as power sources for hybrid and electric vehicles.

How invasive weeds can make wildfires hotter and more frequent

Over the past year the global media has been full of reports of catastrophic fires in California, the Mediterranean, Chile and elsewhere. One suggested reason for increases in catastrophic wildfires has been human-induced ...

More large, high-intensity forest fires likely in coming years

When it comes to large, high-intensity forest fires, we can expect to see a lot more in the coming years, according to South Dakota State University professor Mark Cochrane, a senior scientist at the Geospatial Sciences Center ...

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