Posts Tagged: Canadian Light Source

Western-led research team extends life of rechargeable batteries


November 18, 2019

London, ON – Researchers from Western University, using the Canadian Light Source (CLS) at the University of Saskatchewan, found that adding a carbon-based layer to lithium-ion rechargeable batteries extends their…

Ever-abundant sulphur may be answer for more powerful (and cheaper) electric vehicles

January 24, 2019

There’s a more powerful (and potentially cheaper) alternative to the batteries traditionally used for electric cars, but it’s not a viable option (yet) because it runs too hot with increasing…

Western-led research team uncovers lost images from the 19th century using 21st century tech

June 22, 2018

Art curators will be able to recover images on daguerreotypes, the earliest form of photography that used silver plates, after a team of scientists led by Western University learned how…