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Scientists build a battery you can power with your spit

Scientists build a battery you can power with your spit

Published Aug 9, 2017

You’re stranded in the middle of nowhere, phone battery dead. Lacking all access to electricity or even solar power, you turn to your last resource — your own spit. That’s the dream of researchers at Binghamton University, who have developed a battery that can be powered by saliva, Popular Mechanics reports. Read more

NSF funds research into superconductivity

NSF funds research into superconductivity

Published Jun 5, 2017

Binghamton physicist Pegor Aynajian hopes to broaden our understanding of superconductivity with support from a prestigious National Science Foundation grant. Read more

Origami ninja star inspires battery design

Origami ninja star inspires battery design

Published Jun 7, 2016

A new disposable fuel cell developed at Binghamton could power biosensors and other small devices for use in challenging field conditions. Read more

Engineer wins prestigious NSF grant

Engineer wins prestigious NSF grant

Published Feb 10, 2016

Research conducted by Paul Chiarot at Binghamton University may lead to a radical shift in manufacturing technology. Read more

Physicist receives prestigious NSF grant

Physicist receives prestigious NSF grant

Published Dec 15, 2015

Jeffrey Mativetsky's nanoscience research may advance solar energy. Read more

‘Science Studio’ features lithium batteries discussion

‘Science Studio’ features lithium batteries discussion

Published Dec 10, 2015

Binghamton chemist M. Stanley Whittingham speaks with KTEP’s Science Studio about why lithium batteries are so efficient and why they are sometimes subject to rupture, overheating or even exploding. Read more

Grad student aims to better understand batteries

Grad student aims to better understand batteries

Published Dec 8, 2015

Doctoral student Shawn Sallis will spend this school year on a prestigious fellowship at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, where he’ll work with a tool that produces a beam a billion times brighter the sun. Read more