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I once loved everything about soft drink. Its amazing refreshing ability, its sweetness, its bubbles — it was magic in liquid form. But of course it came with the cost of ridiculous amounts of sugar and calories. So I cut back. But for people who don’t cut back on soft drink? Watch out. Here’s what would happen if those cute Coca-Cola polar bears really drank soft drink.
Lithium-ion batteries are the most common technology powering modern devices. But lithium itself is a rare metal that’s hard to come by, so countries that have to import it are developing alternatives. In Japan, researchers have discovered a way to make a sodium-ion battery that can be made with plain old sugar.
The limited capabilities of batteries are the bane of all gadgets, but they’re particularly problematic for devices designed to be implanted into humans where simply plugging in a charging cable is impractical. So MIT researchers have nearly perfected a new type of fuel cell that’s powered by glucose instead.
Montreal-based artist Shelley Miller has found a new use for sugar, and it’s got nothing to do with dessert. Using a technique quite similar to the way decorative icing is piped onto a cake, Miller replicated ancient mosaics, historical Portuguese tiles and decorative street art — all in a water-soluble medium.
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