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An environmentally friendly, energy-dense sugar battery

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A Virginia Tech research team has developed a battery that runs on sugar and has an unmatched energy density, a development that could replace conventional batteries with ones that are cheaper, refillable, and biodegradable.

The findings from Y.H. Percival Zhang, an associate professor of  biological systems engineering in theCollege of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the College of Engineering, were published in the journal Nature Communications. Continue reading An environmentally friendly, energy-dense sugar battery