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New catalyst could enable better lithium-sulfur batteries, power next-gen electronics

8 days ago   |   By Science Daily

Lithium-sulfur batteries, given their light weight and theoretical high capacities, are a promising alternative to conventional lithium-ion batteries for large-scale energy storage systems, drones, electric vehicles, etc. But at present, they suffer from poor battery life, limiting their applicability. Now, scientists have discovered a new catalyst material's ability to significantly improve lithium-sulfur battery life, opening doors to their near-future practical commercial realization.
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James Harden hears plenty of boos in his Houston return

James Harden hears plenty of boos in his Houston return

James Harden isn't exactly the homecoming king. The Nets All-Star returned to Houston on Wednesday for the first time since forcing his way out of town in a trade to Brooklyn... Read more ...

CVS offering coronavirus vaccine to Florida teachers under 50

CVS offering coronavirus vaccine to Florida teachers under 50

The move circumvents the state's orders that continue to limit coronavirus inoculations to those over 50. Read more ...

Church Leaders Say Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Should Be Avoided, If Possible

Church Leaders Say Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Should Be Avoided, If Possible

U.S. Catholic bishops say the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines did not use abortion-derived fetal cell lines, but that the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is acceptable, if it's the only... Read more ...

Authorities search for South Holland man missing nearly a month

Authorities search for South Holland man missing nearly a month

SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. - A $5,000 cash reward is being offered for information leading to the location of a South Holland man missing since last month. According to family... Read more ...

Mississippi told to pay $500,000 to wrongfully imprisoned man

Mississippi told to pay $500,000 to wrongfully imprisoned man

A judge is ordering Mississippi to pay $500,000 to Curtis Flowers, who was wrongfully imprisoned for more than two decades. Read more ...

Suburban man sentenced to 12 years for conspiring to provide material to ISIS

Suburban man sentenced to 12 years for conspiring to provide material to ISIS

CHICAGO - A north suburban man was sentenced Wednesday to 12 years in federal prison for conspiring to provide material support to ISIS. Joseph Jones, 38, of Zion, advocated on... Read more ...

Giants release wide receiver Golden Tate

Giants release wide receiver Golden Tate

The Giants released wide receiver Golden Tate and linebacker David Mayo, ESPN reported Wednesday. Tate, 32, struggled last season, his second with the Giants. He caught 35... Read more ...

Cooler into weekend

Cooler into weekend

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WATCH: SpaceX Starship prototype EXPLODES after ‘mostly successful' test...

WATCH: SpaceX Starship prototype EXPLODES after ‘mostly successful' test flight & touchdown

SpaceX's SN10 Starship prototype has made a largely successful test flight, soaring some 10km high and performing a shaky upright landing, though a small fire was seen upon... Read more ...

Former Laurel police chief charged in multiple arsons since 2011

Former Laurel police chief charged in multiple arsons since 2011

A former Laurel police chief faces charges for multiple arsons that span a decade, according to the Prince George's County Fire Department. Read more ...