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- Why the World is Running Out of Sand
Article By Article by Vince Beiser
It may be little more than grains of weathered rock, and can be found in deserts and on beaches around the world, but sand is also the world’s second most consumed natural resource....
- Era of Supercharged Lithium-Silicon Batteries
Article By Daniel Oberhaus
Welcome to the Era of Supercharged Lithium-Silicon Batteries. Batteries with silicon anodes promise to make devices last more than 20 percent longer on a single charge....
- To Boost Lithium-Ion Battery Capacity by up to 70%, Add Silicon
Article By David Schneider
To Boost Lithium-ion Battery Capacity by up to 70%, Add Silicon. While lithium-ion cells have gotten incrementally better over the years, they seem set for a big boost in 2019 through the increased use of an element not unfamiliar to the electronics industry: silicon....