Battery,research

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...

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12.03.12
US government funds five-year tech research 'hub' to make substantially cheaper, more powerful batteries
12.03.12

US government funds five-year tech research 'hub' to make substantially cheaper, more powerful batteries

Want substantially better battery tech? Sometimes, you just have draw together the greatest heroes...

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10.11.12
NC State nanoflowers can boost battery and solar cell capacity, make great prom accessories
10.11.12

NC State nanoflowers can boost battery and solar cell capacity, make great prom accessories

We see a lot of sleek-looking technology pass through our doors, but it's rare that the inventions...

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08.19.12
Georgia Tech develops self-charging battery that marches to the owner's beat
08.19.12

Georgia Tech develops self-charging battery that marches to the owner's beat

One of the last times we saw the concept of a self-recharging battery, it was part of a high-minde...

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08.05.12
Ford, GE and University of Michigan team up on sensor to track EV battery life, keep us on the road
08.05.12

Ford, GE and University of Michigan team up on sensor to track EV battery life, keep us on the road

Believe it or not, EV battery life is still something of a Pandora's Box, even for automakers: the...

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07.01.12
New fuel cell keeps on going even once the fuel's dried up
07.01.12

New fuel cell keeps on going even once the fuel's dried up

Vanadium oxide seems to be the go-to guy in power storage right now. A new solid-oxide fuel cell -...

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06.06.12
Army scientists juice battery voltage, hike life up to 30 percent
06.06.12

Army scientists juice battery voltage, hike life up to 30 percent

With the modern US soldier turning into a walking gadget, the army has some heavy reasons to lower...

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05.05.12
New metal mix could lead to cheap, plentiful sodium-ion batteries in gadgets
05.05.12

New metal mix could lead to cheap, plentiful sodium-ion batteries in gadgets

Lithium batteries very frequently power our gadgets, but the material itself isn't common and, by...

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04.04.12
Researchers create incredibly thin solar cells flexible enough to wrap around a human hair
04.04.12

Researchers create incredibly thin solar cells flexible enough to wrap around a human hair

You've probably heard that the sun is strong enough to power our planet many times over, but withou...

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