Argonne and Talon metals propose EV batteries from mining waste

Argonne, Talon Metals Partner on New Process to Use Mining Waste in Battery Production

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory is developing a new process that could dramatically increase the number of electric vehicle (EV) batteries produced from mined nickel ore. The effort is part of a new partnership with Talon Metals, a U.S. mining company that plans to produce high-grade nickel ore domestically. Talon’s nickel production has […]

Argonne appoints Sean Jones as Deputy Laboratory Director

Sean Jones, Argonne’s Deputy Laboratory Director for Science and Technology

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory has named Sean Jones as deputy laboratory director for science and technology. Jones will begin his new role on October 9, serving as Argonne’s senior science strategist, advisor, and chief research officer. Jones will join Argonne from the National Science Foundation (NSF). In his current role as Assistant […]

Hyfe Foods gets USD 2 million in pre-seed investments

Hyfé Foods, a sustainable foodtech company that produces low-carb, protein-rich mycelium flour, recently announced an oversubscribed $2 million investment led by The Engine, the venture firm spun out of MIT that invests in early-stage Tough Tech companies. Other investors participating in the pre-seed round include: Blue Horizon, Caffeinated Capital, Supply Change Capital, Lifely, Gaingels, Hack Ventures, and angel investors including restaurateurs and […]