Iowa State scientists have developed a working battery that dissolves and disperses in water. Scientific illustration by Ashley Christopherson.
Team PrISUm finished the American Solar Challenge in seventh place. Photo by Team PrISUm.
Iowa State University's Richard Stone and Thomas Schnieders, left to right, are co-founders of the ATHENA Lab. The lab is all about using engineering to augment and understand human performance.
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Reza Montazami, an Iowa State University assistant professor of mechanical engineering and an associate of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory, has been working on transient technology for years. The latest development from his lab is a self-destructing, lithium-ion battery capable of delivering 2.5 volts and dissolving or dissipating in 30 minutes when dropped in water. The battery can power a desktop calculator for about 15 minutes. Read More...