Today, even at the age of ninety-two, Goodenough remains determined to find an even more sustainable battery material. His work on the lithium-ion battery in the 1980s was only the beginning of an odyssey into the realms of engineering, physics, and chemistry.
Arushi Pandya is a junior at The University of Texas majoring in Plan II and Biology. Arushi works in the Schallert Lab for Neurobiology and is currently researching effects of ischemic stroke using mice and ultrasonic voice recordings.
Over the summer, I had the opportunity to assist with a research project in Panama at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI), working with bats in a field station on the edge of the Soberanía National Rainforest Preserve located right along the Panama Canal.
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