Getting at the roots of the Lithium Battery problem

The lithium-ion batteries that power our laptops, smartphones and electric vehicles could have significantly higher energy density if their graphite anodes were to be replaced by lithium metal anodes. Hampering this change, however, has been the so-called dendrite problem.

Could sea floor carpeting help harvest wave energy?


Carpet is usually something you try NOT to get wet. Dirt is a rug's worst enemy, and when you add moisture of any kind, it becomes a permanent stain faster than you can say "my name is Mud." 



Is this what a police state looks like?

Numerous videos and images of police violently cracking down against peaceful OccupyWallStreet (OWS) protestors have gone viral in recent weeks.

Brain imaging reveals the movies in our minds

Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, have managed to decode and reconstruct dynamic visual experiences processed by the human brain.

Berkeley votes on naming Bradley Manning a hero

Berkeley City Council will today vote on whether to name the US Army private suspected of leaking military secrets to Wikileaks, Bradley Manning, a hero.