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  • Argonne targets lithium-rich materials as key to more sustainable cost-effective batteries
    (DOE/Argonne National Laboratory) Researchers are developing new ways to advance lithium-rich batteries and using new materials for practical use, according to researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory.... Read more »
  • Many ventilation systems may increase risk of COVID-19 exposure, study suggests
    (University of Cambridge) Ventilation systems in many modern office buildings, which are designed to keep temperatures comfortable and increase energy efficiency, may increase the risk of exposure to the coronavirus, particularly during the coming winter, according to research published in the Journal of Fluid Mechanics.... Read more »
  • Scientists present a comprehensive physics basis for a new fusion reactor design
    (Cambridge University Press) As part of the Journal of Plasma Physics' continuing focus on the scientific progress in fusion physics, the journal editors and Cambridge University Press are proud to present an important Special Issue of JPP, the 'Status of the SPARC Physics Basis'.... Read more »
  • Researchers create artificial lung to support pre-term babies in distress
    (McMaster University) An international team led by current and former McMaster University researchers has developed an artificial lung to support pre-term and other newborn babies in respiratory distress.... Read more »
  • Machine learning homes in on catalyst interactions to accelerate materials development
    (University of Michigan) A machine learning technique rapidly rediscovered rules governing catalysts that took humans years of difficult calculations to reveal--and even explained a deviation. The University of Michigan team that developed the technique believes other researchers will be able to use it to make faster progress in designing materials... Read more »