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Shaping the future of energy storage with conductive clay


November 26, 2014

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In the race to find materials to make better performing battery electrodes, a lump of clay just might have taken the lead. NSF-funded materials scientists at Drexel University have invented a clay that is both highly conductive and can easily be molded into a variety of shapes and sizes. Full Story

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