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An 18-year-old's science fair project leads her to create an improved supercapacitor with technology that could provide superfast phone charging in the future.
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.
University researchers make a battery out of a nanowire, setting the record for the smallest powerpack. Someday the batteries could be inside your body.
Honda Research Institute announces advances in nano technology. The full report is available in today's edition of Science magazine.
Scientists in Japan unveil ultrathin, biodegradable nanosheets that bind tissue together without leaving a scar.
Glaskowsky analyzes the latest, and least, idea in alternative energy.