The father of lithium-ion batteries

Chemistryworld

journey to winning Japan’s highest scientific honour

Akira Yoshino was about nine years old when his teacher gave him a book: Michael Faraday’s A chemical history of a candle. He’s never looked at a candle the same since. ‘There was a TV programme on the other day about candles and how they can only really be used on Earth. What happens when you’re in a zero gravity environment? The flame looks like it’s extinguished (it actually burns almost invisibly at a very slow rate). That fascinated me,’ he says with the broadest smile.

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EVFTA a ’golden’ opportunity

VNN – Update: June, 30/2018 – 09:00

The tax incentive mechanism of the EU-Việt Nam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) will bring great benefits to Vietnamese industries and products, according to Minister of Industry and Trade Trần Tuấn Anh.— Photo tuoitre.vn

HÀ NỘI — The tax incentive mechanism of the EU-Việt Nam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) will bring great benefits to Vietnamese industries and products, according to Minister of Industry and Trade Trần Tuấn Anh. Continue reading “EVFTA a ’golden’ opportunity”