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December 31, 2013
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New Spectroscopic Technique Could Accelerate the Push for Better Batteries

Method developed at Berkeley Lab’s Advanced Light Source measures electronic changes in a working battery electrode A new technique developed at Berkeley Lab’s Advanced Light Source could help scientists better understand and improve the materials required for high-performance lithium-ion batteries … Continue reading

May 14, 2013
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UCLA researchers capture wasted heat, use it to power devices

FINDINGS: Imagine how much you could save on your electricity bill if you could use the excess heat your computer generates to actually power the machine. Researchers at the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science have taken … Continue reading

January 31, 2013
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Broker Fees from Mutual Funds Affect Advice; Predict Worse Performance, New Study Says

TORONTO, ON – Brokers are supposed to recommend investments that are in the best interests of their clients. But a study published in the February 2013 issue of the Journal of Finance has found that mutual funds offering higher broker … Continue reading

February 27, 2012
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IBM Research Nanophysics Breakthrough Captures First-Ever Image of Charge Distribution in a Single Molecule

— Scientists use special kind of atomic force microscopy at low temperatures and in ultrahigh vacuum to image the charge distribution within a single molecule — The new technique will further the understanding of nanoscale physics and could help develop … Continue reading