Separating & Purifying Rare-Earth Elements with Microorganisms

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 09 Jul 2022 11:00:26 +0000

Using naturally occurring and engineered proteins and bacteria, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists and collaborators will separate and purify rare-earth elements so they can be used in the defense sector. Under the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Environmental Microbes as a BioEngineering Resource (EMBER) program, the team was awarded an initial $4 million in funding R&D in Phase 1 with an […]

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New High Performance Solid-State Battery Swaps Indium For Scandium

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 21 Feb 2022 18:25:42 +0000

solid-state EV battery GM Electrovette1There she goes again. The much-recognized research scientist Linda Nazar of the University of Waterloo has been carving her name into the solid-state battery field, and she has just one-upped herself. Along with her research group at Waterloo, Nazar has developed a new chloride-based electrolyte that could replace its liquid cousin without much fuss while […]

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