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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

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Six things to know about smartphone batteries

If you're trying to figure out what your iPhone 5 (or 6) -- or your next Android device or Windows Phone -- is going to look like, there are some things you need to know.

By May 29, 2012

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Liquid Metal Battery raises $15M in series B financing

Company plans to use the funds to support its plan to build a cheap battery for bulk storage of wind and solar power.

By May 24, 2012

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IBM speeds push for 500-mile EV battery

Big Blue signs on partners for its Battery 500 Project to design an "air-breathing" lithium air battery that would create a leap in energy density.

By April 20, 2012