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Advanced Materials
Battelle help with a study to determine the safety of electric vehicles

Why Electric-Powered Vehicle Fires Make Headlines

Posted by Battelle Insider on Jul 25, 2018

A lithium ion battery packs more energy into a smaller space than a traditional one, which means it packs a bigger punch if something goes wrong.

Transportation Operations
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How Well do Automated Vehicles Perform When the Weather Doesn't Cooperate?

Posted by Battelle Insider on Jul 6, 2018

Weather is a factor in 22 percent of ordinary vehicle crashes. How do driverless vehicles stack up in the same conditions?

Human Centric Design
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User Research Can Create Roadmap for Design

Posted by Russell Kittel on May 29, 2018

Design options for a project can seem endless, but timelines and budgets are tight. By leveraging user research, an informed roadmap can be created.

Advanced Materials
graphic showing the components of the conformal battery

Don’t Let the Battery be the Boss

Posted by Battelle Insider on Feb 1, 2018

Many of the items we use every day are shaped the way they are because of the batteries used to power them. What if that were to change?

Cybersecurity
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Hardware vs. Software Vulnerabilities

Posted by Battelle Insider on Jan 18, 2018

The Intel chip vulnerability that has made recent headlines is a problem that will likely have lasting implications.

Industry Solutions
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Finding Formaldehyde-Free Substitutes for Encapsulation

Posted by Ram Lalgudi on Nov 16, 2017

Encapsulation technologies are at the heart of some of today’s most exciting products. But many of these are hiding a secret: formaldehyde.

Lab Management
the Spallation Neutron Source at Oak Ridge National Lab

Spallation Neutron Source Offers Up-Close Look at Materials

Posted by Battelle Insider on Aug 9, 2017

The Spallation Neutron Source at Oak Ridge National Laboratory is one of two world-class neutron sources for energy and material research.

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