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New metal-free, recyclable polypeptide battery that degrades on demand

Breakthrough could lead to battery production moving away from cobalt

11-May-2021

The introduction of lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries has revolutionized technology as a whole, leading to major advances in consumer goods across nearly all sectors. Battery-powered devices have become ubiquitous across the world. While the availability of technology is generally a good thing, the ...

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Researchers dramatically downsize technology for fingerprinting drugs and other chemicals

Tiny photonic chip could fit comfortably within the tip of a finger

01-Sep-2020

As new infectious diseases emerge and spread, one of the best shots against novel pathogens is finding new medicines or vaccines. But before drugs can be used as potential cures, they have to be painstakingly screened for composition, safety and purity, among other things. Thus, there is an ...

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New lithium battery charges faster, reduces risk of device explosions

Researchers at Texas A&M University have invented a technology that can prevent lithium batteries from heating and failing

16-Jul-2020

Cell phone batteries often heat up and, at times, can burst into flames. In most cases, the culprit behind such incidents can be traced back to lithium batteries. Despite providing long-lasting electric currents that can keep devices powered up, lithium batteries can internally short circuit, ...

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Surprising discovery could change the way industry uses nickel

08-Aug-2019

Nickel is one of the most abundant elements on earth. It is hard, yet malleable, magnetic at room temperature, and a relatively good conductor of electricity and heat. Most notably, nickel is highly corrosion resistant, which provides for a variety of uses by industry. However, a surprising ...

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Vitamin C is key to protection of exciting new nanomaterial

11-Jul-2019

In work that could open a floodgate of future applications for a new class of nanomaterials known as MXenes (pronounced "Maxines"), researchers from Texas A&M University have discovered a simple, inexpensive way to prevent the materials' rapid degradation. Two-dimensional MXene nanosheets have ...

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Fire-retardant coating featuring renewable materials

Coating could reduce the flammability of polyurethane foam

14-Feb-2019

Texas A&M University researchers are developing a new kind of flame-retardant coating using renewable, nontoxic materials readily found in nature, which could provide even more effective fire protection for several widely used materials. Dr. Jaime Grunlan, the Linda & Ralph Schmidt '68 Professor ...

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A new type of powerful battery

Move over, lithium-ion - now, there's a better battery on the horizon

07-Feb-2018

A multi-institution team of scientists led by Texas A&M University chemist Sarbajit Banerjee has discovered an exceptional metal-oxide magnesium battery cathode material, moving researchers one step closer to delivering batteries that promise higher density of energy storage on top of ...

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Mountains of waste could lead to new US manufacturing, jobs

18-May-2017

Waste material from the paper and pulp industry soon could be made into anything from tennis rackets to cars. "We have overcome one of the industry's most challenging issues by discovering how to make good quality carbon fiber from waste," said Dr. Joshua Yuan, Texas A&M AgriLife Research ...

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Building a better battery

Forget mousetraps -- today's scientists will get the cheese if they manage to build a better battery.

30-Jun-2016

An international team led by Texas A&M University chemist Sarbajit Banerjee is one step closer, thanks to new research that has the potential to create more efficient batteries by shedding light on the cause of one of their biggest problems -- a "traffic jam" of ions that slows down their ...

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New compounds discovered that are hundreds of times more mutagenic

08-Jan-2014

Researchers at Oregon State University have discovered novel compounds produced by certain types of chemical reactions – such as those found in vehicle exhaust or grilling meat - that are hundreds of times more mutagenic than their parent compounds which are known carcinogens. These compounds ...

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