Zinc-air batteries could hold five times more charge than lithium-ion batteries

The University of Sydney and Nanyang Technological University are making breakthroughs in the development of zinc-air batteries, which could lead to them being a replacement for the lithium-ion batteries currently used in smartphones and other devices. Zinc-air batteries might have the potential to hold five times the amount of charge that the same sized lithium-ion…

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AUSTRALIA WILL BUILD A SOLAR POWER PLANT TO MEET THE GOVERNMENT’S ENERGY NEEDS

Earlier in 2017, China completed the world’s largest floating solar power plantto meet its growing energy demands and it looks like another country is looking to diversify its domestic energy production with a massive clean energy initiative. Australia recently announced plans to construct a massive solar power plant to fuel the entire South Australian state government’s…

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9 Ways To Verify The Purity Of Honey

Honey is well known for its positive health benefits, thanks to its high mineral and vitamin contents. Unfortunately, not all the honey sold at the supermarket is pure. Honey is often adulterated, meaning it is mixed with glucose solutions or low-quality honeys with a high water content, because the honey has been taken from cells that are not properly covered with…

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Study suggests action gaming could harm your brain

As any gamer will quickly point out, playing action-style video games improves motor skills. We've also heard that action gaming increases peoples' ability to make right decisions faster, and that it improves the brain's capacity to learn. Before you run off to your Xbox, however, you might want to take note of a new study which claims that sometimes, "gaming…

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