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manganese

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Disposable sensor detects heavy metals in humans

A team at the University of Cincinnati says its sensor is the first lab-on-a-chip able to consistently pinpoint levels of highly electronegative manganese and will be tested in rural Ohio in 2012.

By Aug. 3, 2011

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U.K. investigators focus on transmitter in Heathrow 787 fire

Though the Boeing 787's lithium-ion batteries have been the cause of previous fires on the aircraft, they do not appear to have been the cause of last week's blaze.

By Jul. 16, 2013

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Virtual lithium mine attaches to geothermal plant

Simbol Materials opens an operation in California to extract lithium, zinc, and other metals for batteries from the discharge of geothermal plants.

By Sep. 28, 2011

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Toyota says cost of fuel cells will plunge by 2015

At the International Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Expo in Tokyo, Toyota outlined its goals for reducing the cost of hydrogen fuel cells.

By Mar. 8, 2011

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GM and LG Chem pen new agreement with Argonne for next-gen battery technology

General Motors has licensed the use of patented material for next-generation battery packs developed by the Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory.

By Jan. 6, 2011

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Logitech's Mac-friendly keyboard one-ups Apple with solar charging

The Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard K750 that earned our Editor's Choice award earlier this month is now available in a Mac version replete with all the familiar keys you'd find on Apple keyboards--music and brightness controls, command keys, and an eject key in the corner.

By Aug. 17, 2011

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Dyson DC59 Animal

The DC59 is an elegant, customizable vacuum that performed well on a variety of flooring surfaces and with an array of debris types. If you're not looking for a budget-friendly model, you can count on the DC59 to make vacuuming as enjoyable as possible.

By Mar. 12, 2014

4 stars Editor's rating Mar. 12, 2014
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Battery uses freshwater, salt water to produce power

Stanford researchers have come up with a rechargeable battery that takes advantage of the difference in salinity between salt water and freshwater to produce electricity and charge itself.

By Apr. 1, 2011

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Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard K750

Logitech's K750 wireless solar keyboard gets our Editors' Choice Award for being an environmentally friendly alternative to traditional input devices with convenient extras and an affordable price.

By Jul. 31, 2011

4 stars Editor's rating Jul. 31, 2011
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Aquion Energy takes plunge into bulk grid storage

A Carnegie Mellon spinoff seeks to raise $30 million in venture capital to pursue cheap storage for wind and solar power with sodium ion batteries.

By Jul. 22, 2011