Thursday, October 29, 2015

Phosphors are essential to fluorescent lighting, but their use of rare-earth elements makes them less than ideal.

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Australian scientists working at Flinders University have discovered a simple and efficient way to remove mercury

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Lithium, a crucial ingredient in batteries, may one day eclipse oil as a source of geopolitical and economic power.

Friday, October 2, 2015

This metal played a part in the worst car crash in history, the 1955 Le Mans disaster

Thursday, October 1, 2015

An alloy first made nearly two decades ago by the U. S. Navy could provide an efficient new way to produce electricity.