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Lithium Air Battery Development News

March 16th, 2014 | by Glenn Meyers

Batteries with longer range remain the biggest issue for ongoing development of the electric vehicle platform. According to the American [&hellip

Harvesting Electricity from Carbon Dioxide

July 24th, 2013 | by pressroom

They describe technology that would react the CO2 with water or other liquids and, with further processing, produce a flow of electrons that make up electric current. It could produce about 1,570 billion kilowatts of additional electricity annually if used to harvest CO2 from power plants, industry and residences. That's about 400 times the annual electrical output of the Hoover Dam.

Plastic Particles Now Polluting Great Lakes

April 9th, 2013 | by Glenn Meyers

Floating plastic debris — which helps populate the infamous "Great Pacific Garbage Patch" in the Pacific Ocean — has become a problem in the Great Lakes, the largest body of fresh water in the world. Scientists reported on the latest findings from the Great Lakes here today at the 245th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world's largest scientific society

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