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Secret to dendrite-free lithium-ion batteries lies in a sugar cube

By Faye Oney / March 13, 2018

Researchers have found a way to reduce dendrite growth in lithium-ion batteries. Creating a 3-D porous substrate out of sugar cubes and silicone, they found that it relieved stress and inhibited dendrite growth.

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Microfluidic sweat sensor offers high-tech hope to keep your new year’s resolution

By April Gocha / December 20, 2016

A team of Northwestern University researchers has developed a sleek new microfluidic wearable sensor that can measure sweat in situ to provide a real-time readout of exercise fitness.

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That’s a wrap: New sheet camera that bends around objects could revolutionize flexible lenses

By Stephanie Liverani / April 18, 2016

Researchers from Columbia University’s School of Engineering and Applied Science are developing a new flat, thin camera that is so flexible it can be wrapped around objects to capture images that can’t be taken with conventional cameras.

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Baking soda dons silicone cape, mops up carbon dioxide in attempt to save planet

By April Gocha / February 13, 2015

A team of scientists at Harvard University and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have devised microencapsulated sorbent materials to capture carbon dioxide from flue gas cheaper, safer, and more efficiently than current methods.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / November 21, 2014

Owens Corning earns top honor, PPG COO sells, Corning considers shedding silicone, and other ceramics and glass business news of the week for November 21, 2014.

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