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January 12, 2018 — NSLS-II

Surprising Discovery Could Lead to Better Batteries

Scientists have observed how lithium moves inside individual nanoparticles that make up batteries. The finding could help companies develop batteries...
December 19, 2017 — CLS

'Quantum Material' Has Shark-Like Ability to Detect Small Electrical Signals

A “quantum material” that mimics a shark’s ability to detect the minute electric fields of small prey has been shown to perform well in ocean-like...
December 14, 2017 — CLS

U of S Scientist Describes Fundamental Process When Ice Is Compressed

Water. Almost three-quarters of the earth’s surface is covered by it. Almost two-thirds of the human body is made up of it. We drink it. We use it in...
December 14, 2017 — ALS

X-Rays Provide Key Insights on Path to Lithium-Rich Battery Electrode

If you add more lithium to the positive electrode of a lithium-ion battery – overstuff it, in a sense – it can store much more charge in the same...
December 12, 2017 — SwissFEL

First Experiment at SwissFEL Carried out Successfully

The years of careful planning and construction have paid off: At the newest large-scale research facility of the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI – the...
December 12, 2017 — SSRL

Scientists Discover Path to Improving Game-Changing Battery Electrode

Electric car makers are intensely interested in lithium-rich battery cathodes that could significantly increase driving range. A new study opens a...
December 12, 2017 — ALS

Scientists Discover Path to Improving Game-Changing Battery Electrode

Electric car makers are intensely interested in lithium-rich battery cathodes that could significantly increase driving range. A new study opens a...
December 7, 2017 —

Novel Lenses Enable X-Ray Microscopy With Record Resolution

Scientists at DESY have developed novel lenses that enable X-ray microscopy with record resolution in the nanometre regime. Using new materials, the...
December 7, 2017 — ESRF

Synchrotron Sheds Light on the Amphibious Lifestyle of a New Raptorial Dinosaur

An exceptionally well-preserved dinosaur skeleton from Mongolia unites an unexpected combination of features that defines a new group of semi-aquatic...
December 6, 2017 — CLS

New Screening Technique Will Allow Crop Breeders to Develop Drought Resistant Varieties Faster

Saskatoon, Sask. – Scientists from the Canadian Light Source (CLS) have teamed up with researchers from the University of Saskatchewan to develop a...
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