Virginia Commonwealth University researchers are working to improve conductivity and safety in lithium-ion batteries, which are used to power many electronic devices around the world, including laptops, iPods, satellites, artificial hearts and cell phones.
The world’s most powerful X-ray laser has begun operating at a facility where scientists will attempt to recreate the conditions deep inside the sun and produce film-like sequences of viruses and cells.
People who live and work along coasts and coastlines everywhere may be more likely to experience a super-charged lightning strike, according to new research from Florida Institute of Technology that shows lightning can be much more powerful over the ocean than land.
Nearly two dozen people have been killed and hundreds of thousands of others displaced in Bangladesh after a powerful tropical storm triggered devastating floods and landslides in the country’s coastal regions.
Researchers from Rice University who pioneered the development of laser-induced graphene (LIG) have configured their discovery into flexible, solid-state microsupercapacitors that rival the best available for energy storage and delivery.