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electrolytes

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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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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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Jelly-filled phone batteries keep up with you

On tap: cheaper, safer, lighter, more powerful lithium ion batteries. The key is a manufacturing process more often associated with food than electronics.

By September 15, 2011

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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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Experts see cost cuts for electric cars

Automotive News reports on the views of various experts that the cost of electric cars will rapidly decrease.

By June 23, 2011

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Primus Power funded to build grid-size flow battery

A California start-up gets $11 million in venture funding to build a full-scale flow battery it says will be low cost and able to store wind and solar energy.

By May 31, 2011

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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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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