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Scientists Discover Record-Breaking Hydrogen Storage Materials for Use in Fuel Cells
November 9, 2007
Scientists at the University of Virginia have discovered a new class of hydrogen storage materials that could make the storage and transportation of energy much more efficient--and affordable--through higher-performing hydrogen fuel cells.
University of Virginia
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