Batteries

12.18.15
Sony working on phone batteries that last 40 percent longer
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Sony working on phone batteries that last 40 percent longer

The catch is they won't be ready until 2020.

By J. Rigg,   12.18.15
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10.14.15
FAA: Don't pack lithium batteries in your checked bag
10.14.15

FAA: Don't pack lithium batteries in your checked bag

You'll want to wait until you land to pick up some spare batteries.

By B. Steele,   10.14.15
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07.16.15
UW-Madison researchers invent a metal-free fuel cell
07.16.15

UW-Madison researchers invent a metal-free fuel cell

University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers have created a fuel cell that uses a molecular catalyst rather than one made out of metal.

By A. Tarantola,   07.16.15
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06.18.15
Scientists discover how to make safer lithium batteries
06.18.15

Scientists discover how to make safer lithium batteries

Lithium-based batteries' tendency to overheat and catch fire has been keeping back the development...

By M. Moon,   06.18.15
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05.17.15
Inhabitat's Week in Green: folding cars and an R2-D2 van
05.17.15

Inhabitat's Week in Green: folding cars and an R2-D2 van

Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean te...

By Inhabitat,   05.17.15
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04.30.15
Here's what happens when a lithium-ion battery overheats
04.30.15

Here's what happens when a lithium-ion battery overheats

Lithium ion batteries are practically ubiquitous; they power everything from laptops and cell phon...

By T. Seppala,   04.30.15
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04.11.15
WSJ: Google's X lab is working on batteries that last longer
04.11.15

WSJ: Google's X lab is working on batteries that last longer

Google's X lab is developing better batteries that last longer, according to The Wall Street Journ...

By M. Moon,   04.11.15
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04.06.15
Stanford's aluminum battery fully charges in just one minute
04.06.15

Stanford's aluminum battery fully charges in just one minute

Lithium-ion batteries have been a boon for the modern world -- they've replaced the heavier, singl...

By A. Tarantola,   04.06.15
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03.23.15
Packing peanuts are the key to fast-charging batteries
03.23.15

Packing peanuts are the key to fast-charging batteries

Hate buying some new gadget, only to wind up with a sea of packing peanuts that do little more tha...

By J. Fingas,   03.23.15
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