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December 18, 2017

Electric eel inspires soft power source

Stacked miniature hydrogel compartments generate electricity via ion gradient

December 18, 2017

A greener way to get lithium?

Sorbent could extract the battery material from geothermal power plant brine

December 14, 2017

Catalyst treatment could boost exhaust cleanup

Steam treating enhances platinum’s durability and knack for scrubbing CO from engine emissions

December 14, 2017

Metal-organic framework compound sets methane storage record

Sol-gel synthesis boosts the capacity of a common porous material

December 11, 2017

Metal-organic framework compound sets methane storage record

Sol-gel synthesis boosts the capacity of a common porous material

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