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May 23, 2019

'Blue-green’ solution for recycling world’s batteries (Image 1)

A solution turns green as it pulls cobalt from a spent lithium-ion cathode. Rice University researchers are developing an environmentally friendly method to recover valuable metals from used batteries. [Image 1 of 5 related images. See Image 2.]

Learn more about this research, supported by a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (grant DGE 14-50681), in the Rice University news story New 'blue-green' solution for recycling world’s batteries. (Date image taken: 2018; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: May 23, 2019)

Credit: Jeff Fitlow/Rice University

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