LIBRARY Readers ALERT no. 118

LIBRARY Readers ALERT: A Semi-monthly Service for Students
no. 118 (15 April 2009)

MAGAZINE STORIES

1. Barazesh, Solmaz. “Viruses could power devices,”
ScienceNews vol. 175, no. 9 (April 25, 2009): p. 12.

New study could lead to more efficient, environmentally friendly batteries. The efficiency of Lithium batteries increases with smaller conducting particles. While making nano-sized particles of iron phosphate is a difficult and expensive process, researchers let the virus do the work.

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http://www.sciencenews.org/

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