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New Fuel Cell Keeps Going After the Hydrogen Runs Out

June 29, 2012

solid-oxide fuel cells Materials scientists at Harvard University have demonstrated a solid-oxide fuel cell (SOFC) that converts hydrogen into electricity but can also store electrochemical energy like a battery. This fuel cell can continue to produce power for a short time after its fuel has run out. Full Story

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