Chinese researchers say they have made a breakthrough in the development of small lithium batteries that can withstand low temperatures. Photo: Xinhua

Chinese scientists create tiny battery capable of working in ultra-low temperatures

  • Team from Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics says its goal is to ‘develop an all-season battery that is low cost but high safety for consumer products’
  • Researchers make breakthrough by using hard carbon and lithium vanadium phosphate
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Chinese researchers say they have made a breakthrough in the development of small lithium batteries that can withstand low temperatures. Photo: Xinhua
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In 2010, Professor Zhang Meiyun, from the Shaanxi University of Science and Technology, and collaborators proposed to the government that coal fly ash could be used as a filler in paper. Photo: Handout

Chinese scientists turn black coal by-product into white paper

  • After nearly a decade of research, fly ash could reduce amount of wood pulp used in paper production
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In 2010, Professor Zhang Meiyun, from the Shaanxi University of Science and Technology, and collaborators proposed to the government that coal fly ash could be used as a filler in paper. Photo: Handout
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