'Pomegranate-Inspired' Design (image) DOE/SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Caption A novel battery electrode features silicon nanoparticles clustered like pomegranate seeds in a tough carbon rind. (This is an artistic concept, not representative of the actual battery.) Credit Illustration by Greg Stewart/SLAC Usage Restrictions Please provide credit Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.