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Silkworms turning your shirt into a cell phone battery

AoS. Silkworms Turning Your Shirt into a Cell Phone Battery

Feeding Bombyx mori larvae with nanostructured materials such as CNTs, graphene, TiO2 and other metal oxides have been investigated in recent reports. The feeding process proved that Bombyx mori larvae can intake nanostructured materials, which affect the

Progress of Na-ion battery performance in alloyed anode by ether-based solvent

Recently, secondary battery is most famous energy storage device. Especially, Li-ion batteries are used in many applications such as cellular phone, vehicles, mobile computers, and drowns. The Na-ion battery is a candidate for next generation secondary batteries

Metal nanoparticles wire up nanowires for better battery materials

New materials are making advancements in higher power, longer life and faster charging batteries a reality. These improvements have been driven by the uptake in electric vehicles and a host of other applications that require long life

Nanoscale engineering of heterostructured anode materials for boosting lithium ion storage

Rechargeable lithium ion batteries (LIBs), as one of the most important electrochemical energy storage devices, currently provide the dominant power source for a range of devices including portable electronic devices and electric vehicles due to their high

Eco-friendly and cost-efficient large-scale energy storage using seawater

Due to the steadily increasing worldwide demand for energy and the limited resources of fossil fuels such as crude oil, coal, and natural gas, renewable and green energy sources are gathering increasing attention by scientific researchers and

Towards wearable electronic devices that are powered by sweat

How would it be to charge your smartphone or iPod with your sweat while training? This would definitely be a green way to power portable electronics that you use everyday! The benefits of such attractive energy convertors,

Lighting up a flashlight without batteries

What people often do is the usage of batteries to light a lamp or a flashlight for illumination. Herein, researchers from Institute of Intelligent Machines (IIM), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) shall tell you another way to

The First Fe-based sodium-ion cathode with two distinct type of polyanions

The current lithium-ion battery technology finds wide applications, powering cell phones, laptops, and electric vehicles. In 1991, Sony announced the first-generation of commercial Li-ion batteries, which composed of LiCoO2 cathode and graphite anode. Such cells have the