UChicago Asst. Prof. Chong Liu in the lab (IMAGE) University of Chicago Caption Assistant Professor Chong Liu (right) and her team use specialized electrode materials and membranes to pull lithium ions from salt brines without the need for harsh chemicals. Credit Photo by John Zich Usage Restrictions Proper attribution License Original content 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.