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lithium-air battery

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Glucose-based battery has 10 times energy of lithium: researchers

Researchers at Virginia Tech have developed a working sugar-powered fuel cell with energy density greater than that of current lithium-ion batteries.

By February 4, 2014

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Airbus shows E-Fan, its electric plane due in 2017

The France-based aircraft maker believes there's a place in the market, not just the R&D lab, for the battery-powered two-seater it showed at the Farnborough airshow.

By July 18, 2014

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Boeing flaunts longer new 787-9 Dreamliner at Farnborough

At the Farnborough airshow, the Seattle aircraft maker shows off the first energy-efficient 787-9 built. Also: how the longer 280-passenger endured tests of performance, temperature, and a virtual barrel roll.

By July 13, 2014

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Surface Pro 3 teardown reveals fragile glass, redesigned interior

Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 is a solid step up from the original Pro, but this sleek laptop replacement is still very difficult to repair.

By June 30, 2014

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Space station's flying droids embrace Google smartphone tech

The free-flying Spheres, inspired by "Star Wars" and now aided by Google's Project Tango, will handle more of the mundane tasks for astronauts.

By May 21, 2014

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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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Kia Soul EV joins electric car ranks

At the 2014 Chicago Auto Show, Kia showed off the Soul EV, an electric car the company will market this year.

By February 6, 2014

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Drone maker Parrot gets playful

With its new Jumping Sumo and mini drone, Parrot is looking for ways to bring in a much wider audience that just wants to have easy fun.

By January 5, 2014

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Project Zero tiltrotor shows off battery-powered flight

At the Paris Air Show, AgustaWestland shows off an exotic single-person aircraft designed to investigate all-electric, no-hydraulic flight systems.

By June 18, 2013

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Boeing flight-tests redesigned battery for 787 Dreamliner

Two-hour test is the first step in returning the aircraft to service after battery fire and heat issues forced the FAA to ground the fleet.

By March 25, 2013