Materials Research Laboratory at Illinois


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Chemistry Professor Prashant Jain
Professor Prashant Jain's research group found that ultrasmall nanoclusters could help next-gen lithium ion batteries.
Pinshane Huang's Locker Exhibit, Illustrating Her Life as a Person and Scientist
Pinshane Huang is inspiring the next generation of scientists through the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester.
Light responsive display
Cellphones and other devices could soon be controlled with touchless gestures and charge themselves using ambient light.

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