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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Faye Oney / September 5, 2018

Creating non-toxic pure colors by fabricating semiconductor nanoparticles of silver indium disulfide, lithium-oxygen batteries for a green energy grid, and other materials stories that may be of interest for September 5, 2018.

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Building a better battery: New design weaves together anode, cathode, separator for quicker charges

By Faye Oney / May 25, 2018

Researchers have developed a groundbreaking proof-of-concept battery that interweaves the anode, cathode, and separator in a self-assembling structure. Their work could change the way future batteries are designed for more efficient charging.

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A look inside a fireworks tube—the chemistry and science behind fireworks

By Faye Oney / July 4, 2017

The U.S. celebrates its independence today, and part of that celebration is watching a fireworks display. Did you know that fireworks are a result of a chemical reaction with gunpowder? Here is a look at what goes into the making of fireworks.

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‘Martian concrete’ could be key to future human colonization on Mars

By Stephanie Liverani / January 8, 2016

If we’re going to colonize Mars someday, we’ll need to build durable structures to shelter us from the elements. Materials scientists at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill., have developed a concrete material using only what’s available on the red planet and without using water.

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Emerging solar harvesting technology could turn windows into power sources

By Stephanie Liverani / September 15, 2015

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Los Alamos (N.M.) National Laboratory are developing a new sunlight harvesting technology that can turn a nearly transparent window into an electrical generator using what they call “quantum dot solar windows.”

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / August 25, 2015

Surprises about 2-D molybdenum disulfide, sulfur waste turns into plastic, and other materials stories that may be of interest for August 25, 2015.

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Video: Lithium–sulfur batteries may drive electric cars into the mainstream

By April Gocha / May 22, 2014

Researchers may have developed a new use for waste elemental sulfur as a component of next-gen batteries that are cheaper, lighter, and more efficient.

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