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Say sayonara to exploding batteries—LLZO ceramic thin films offer hope for safer, thinner all-solid state lithium-ions

By April Gocha / October 14, 2016

Researchers at the University of Michigan have devised a technique using mass-producible methods to fabricate thin films of LLZO ceramic, which could help improve the safety of lithium-ion batteries.

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Down with silica (exposure limits): Occupational exposure guidelines reduced for first time in over 40 years

By April Gocha / March 25, 2016

The Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) yesterday issued a ruling that lowers worksite exposure limits of respirable silica by half or more of current limits.

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LED jacket offers cyclists turn-signaling safety swag

By Jessica McMathis / April 27, 2015

Bike rides could be brighter and safer, thanks to an LED jacket that helps cyclists signal and be seen.

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News from the glass and refractory worlds

By P. Carlo Ratto / June 14, 2012

• Vidrala Group has announced that it has closed the first quarter of 2012 with a consolidated net profit of €10.6 million, up 16.6% compared to the same period the year before. • Saint-Gobain expects to post weaker first-half results but remains on track to meet its 2012 targets. • Vitro S.A.B. de C.V. announces that…

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