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Making sodium-ion batteries that last

Lithium-ion batteries have become essential in everyday technology. But these power sources can explode under certain circumstances and are not ideal for grid-scale energy storage. Sodium-ion batteries are potentially a safer ...

dateFeb 15, 2017 in Nanophysics
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Poison dart frog neurotoxin synthesized

(Phys.org)—A small team of researchers from Stanford University has synthesized the neurotoxin present in the skin of the poison dart frog. In their paper published in the journal Science, the team describes how they accomplished ...

dateNov 18, 2016 in Biochemistry report
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Butterflies' diet impacts evolution of traits

Why do some organisms within a single species have many offspring, while others have relatively few? A new study led by University of Minnesota researcher Emilie Snell-Rood finds that access to some nutrients may be a star ...

dateJul 14, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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