Photos of the Day: Silly Putty Material Inspires Better Batteries
Engineers use silicon dioxide to make lithium-ion batteries that last three times longer between charges compared to current standard.
From left, Cengiz Ozkan, Hamed Hosseinni Bay, Mihrimah Ozkan, Zachary Favors and Aaron George in the Ozkan's lab. (UCR)
Silicon polymer and battery used for the research. (UCR)