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AI has discovered a new material that could cut lithium in batteries by 70%

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This process could have taken decades in a traditional laboratory. It took a Microsoft AI less than a week. The material is a solid electrolyte that scientists have named N2116 and it could bring significant benefits, to both the environment and economies. Lithium is a vital ingredient for energy storage in both batteries and electric vehicles. Making the mineral critical to the energy transition. But soaring demand could cause a lithium shortage as soon as 2025, experts say.

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