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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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Redesigned lithium ion battery charges faster, holds charge longer

Researchers at Northwestern University redesign the lithium ion battery to charge faster and increase energy capacity, paving the way for better battery performance on our gadgets.

By November 16, 2011

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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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Same-size lithium ion battery, 10 times the storage

Researchers at Northwestern predict a battery that will have 10 times the capacity and charge 10 times faster, while Argonne National Laboratory predicts a cell phone that can charge in a minute.

By November 17, 2011

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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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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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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