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Investigating battery failure

From mobile phones to electric vehicles, Li-ion batteries are ubiquitous in today's society. However these devices have been known to fail, sometimes in spectacular fashion, as seen recently in the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone ...

dateJun 12, 2017 in Energy & Green Tech
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Sensors detect disease markers in breath

A small, thin square of an organic plastic that can detect disease markers in breath or toxins in a building's air could soon be the basis of portable, disposable sensor devices. By riddling the thin plastic films with pores, ...

dateMay 18, 2017 in Analytical Chemistry
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