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Plant-based supercapacitor delivers 900 x energy efficiency

In a new study, researchers at Texas A&M University have described their novel plant-based energy storage device that could charge even electric cars within a few minutes in the near future. Furtherm…

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Plant-based supercapacitor delivers 900 x energy efficiency

In a new study, researchers at Texas A&M University have described their novel plant-based energy storage device that could charge even electric cars within a few minutes in the near future. Furtherm…

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Going round in circles

Single use plastics are a staple in the lab – but they are also are part of the plastics pollution problem. Here Bill Walford talks to Jeremy Carter about his recently launched campaign to increase t…

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Pushing the lithium-ion limit

As the global demand for consumer electronics, electric cars and renewable energy rise, the need for new battery production options becomes ever clearer…  

Interviews

Five things you learn from working in cleanrooms

Want to avoid committing a serious faux pas before you start working in cleanrooms? That would be highly advisable says Lizzy Huitson as she takes us through her top tips… 

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Biodegradable Microbowls

Biodegradable Microbowls by Tayo Sanders II from the University of Oxford. Many tumours lack an extensive network of blood vessels, making it difficult for anti-tumour drugs to reach their deeper reg…