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How IBM is making computers more like your brain. For real

Big Blue is using the human brain as a template for breakthrough designs. Brace yourself for a supercomputer that's cooled and powered by electronic blood and small enough to fit in a backpack.

By October 17, 2013

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Coming soon to your bar? A beer with no hangover

A research team in Australia says it's added enough electrolytes into a brew to give it rehydrating properties and therefore alleviate hangovers. But will it get you drunk?

By August 18, 2013

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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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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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Computex booth babe: Exhibitors want us to show more skin

A so-called booth babe interviewed at this week's Computex exhibition in Taipei says that tech companies are wanting their product models to reveal ever more of themselves.

By June 7, 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

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IBM: Lithium air battery prototype in 2013, production in 2020

Researchers are working on a lithium air battery that will make electric vehicles as practical as gas-powered cars.

By January 13, 2012

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Cheap zinc air battery promises beefier power grid

Startup Eos Energy Storage promises its big batteries will be cheap enough to put in city centers to clear up bottlenecks on the grid and extend the range of EVs. But can they last 30 years?

By January 14, 2012

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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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Researchers zero in on solid-state auto battery

Automotive News reports on a new type of battery that may enhance the performance of electric cars.

By September 21, 2011