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This smart battery warns you before catching fire

Stanford University scientists have developed a lithium-ion battery that warns users long before it overheats and explodes.

By October 14, 2014

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New batteries charge 70 percent in 2 minutes

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.

By October 13, 2014

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Chemistry in Ultra HD shows science like you've never seen it

Discover dancing fluorescent droplets, crystal gardens and watery clouds of chemicals in this new video compilation from BeautifulChemistry.net.

By October 6, 2014

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New battery tech may lead to inexpensive, safer electric cars

Power Japan Plus announced its dual carbon battery technology, which promises longer-lasting and less expensive batteries for electric cars.

By May 13, 2014

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Want to be better at math? Electric shocks could help

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.

By February 14, 2014

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Sulfur-based tech the answer to burnable lithium-ion batteries?

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.

By June 5, 2013

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Apple envisions curved batteries for mobile devices

Two newly published patent applications describe curved and non-rectangular batteries that could better fit into portable electronic devices.

By May 2, 2013

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New teeny-tiny battery charges in less than a second

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.

By April 18, 2013

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Smartphone battery life: 2 problems, 4 fixes (Smartphones Unlocked)

Battery life on smartphones is generally terrible, and everyone knows it. Here's why, and who is trying to fix it.

By September 3, 2012

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Spray-on battery makes power paintable

Crave looks at a new technology that redefines the concept of the traditional battery. In other words, this ain't your pappy's AA.

By June 28, 2012