Battery,science

08.10.15
Nano-sized 'yolks' should lead to longer-lasting batteries
08.10.15

Nano-sized 'yolks' should lead to longer-lasting batteries

Eggs might just inspire a breakthrough in battery longevity.

By J. Fingas,   08.10.15
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06.27.15
Samsung's next-gen tech would nearly double your phone's battery life
06.27.15

Samsung's next-gen tech would nearly double your phone's battery life

Don't like that your Galaxy S6 conks out before you're finished for the day? Samsung might offer s...

By J. Fingas,   06.27.15
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06.21.15
Light-based battery makes its own power
06.21.15

Light-based battery makes its own power

Sure, you can make solar-powered devices that store their excess energy in a battery, but what abo...

By J. Fingas,   06.21.15
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06.10.15
Bacteria-powered folding batteries could power paper biosensors
06.10.15

Bacteria-powered folding batteries could power paper biosensors

We've seen flexible displays for some time now, and engineers at Binghamton University developed a...

By B. Steele,   06.10.15
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03.23.15
Here's how a lithium-ion battery degrades over time
03.23.15

Here's how a lithium-ion battery degrades over time

Use a gadget with a lithium-ion battery inside and you'll eventually learn that these power packs...

By J. Fingas,   03.23.15
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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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01.18.15
Deep-fried graphene may be the key to long-lasting batteries
01.18.15

Deep-fried graphene may be the key to long-lasting batteries

The deep frying process isn't just useful for livening up your food -- it might also be the ticket...

By J. Fingas,   01.18.15
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12.09.14
Your old laptop's battery will light homes in developing countries
12.09.14

Your old laptop's battery will light homes in developing countries

Don't be too quick to toss out the battery from that ancient laptop -- it might just be the key to...

By J. Fingas,   12.09.14
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10.13.14
Fast-charging batteries will power your gadgets for 20 years
10.13.14

Fast-charging batteries will power your gadgets for 20 years

Fast-charging batteries are all nice and good, but the lifespan matters, too -- why should you hav...

By J. Fingas,   10.13.14
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