Interesting story, Cabe, especially the use of liquid metal. Funny that its use is coming into play in both one of the smallest-sized batteries created to date and one of the largest being proposed by an MIT-based startup: http://www.designnews.com/author.asp?section_id=1386&doc_id=259497
Fifty-six-year-old Pasquale Russo has been doing metalwork for more than 30 years in a tiny southern Italy village. Many craftsmen like him brought with them fabrication skills when they came from the Old World to America.
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