Tesla's Elon Musk announced two upgrades to the Model S today, an improvement in acceleration and an increase in its battery pack output, both available to existing customers.
Shipping enough air to the International Space Station from Earth to keep the astronauts alive would be a costly business. Here's what they do instead.
Stanford University scientists have developed a lithium-ion battery that warns users long before it overheats and explodes.
Using a titanium dioxide gel, researchers make a battery that could one day allow electric cars to fuel up as fast as their gas-guzzling cousins.
Discover dancing fluorescent droplets, crystal gardens and watery clouds of chemicals in this new video compilation from BeautifulChemistry.net.
Power Japan Plus announced its dual carbon battery technology, which promises longer-lasting and less expensive batteries for electric cars.
In ongoing research with children and adults, an Oxford University researcher finds that stimulating the brain with low-dose electrical currents could help improve learning.
Scientists with the Department of Energy have designed a new type of battery that they say outpaces the ubiquitous lithium-ion batteries in flammability, cost, and ability to hold a charge.
Two newly published patent applications describe curved and non-rectangular batteries that could better fit into portable electronic devices.
A lithium ion micro-battery out of the University of Illinois is just millimeters in size, can jump-start a car battery, and recharges in less than a second. It's not ready for market just yet, though.