Scientists invent self-healing battery electrode
Researchers have made the first battery electrode that heals itself, opening a new and potentially commercially viable path for making the next generation of lithium ion batteries for electric cars, cell ...
Examining materials through molecules and over millennia
Princeton University freshmen Michal Prenovitz and Matine Yuksel carefully placed a small wood sample in a machine designed to crush objects with thousands of pounds of force. As the machine's steel jaws ...
Researchers find way to boost lithium-air battery performance, with help of modified viruses
Lithium-air batteries have become a hot research area in recent years: They hold the promise of drastically increasing power per battery weight, which could lead, for example, to electric cars with a much ...
Ambri liquid metal battery: Prototype deployment set for 2014
Third fire in Tesla Model S reported
A Tesla Model S electric car caught fire this week after hitting road debris on a Tennessee freeway, the third fire in a Model S in the past five weeks.
Tesla falls most in two years on battery shortage (Update)
U.S. electric car maker Tesla Motors has a battery problem. It doesn't have enough of them.
NJIT researchers invent flexible battery made from carbon nanotubes
Researchers at NJIT have developed a flexible battery made with carbon nanotubes that could potentially power electronic devices with flexible displays.
SEL shows promising advances in flexible OLED displays (w/ Video)
What to do before upgrading to Apple's OS X Mavericks
If you own a MacBook laptop or a Mac desktop computer, then Apple's decision to make OS X Mavericks available as a free download may have you itching to upgrade.
More power to you: Marines boost energy, lighten load
In an effort to move toward increased energy independence in the field, Marines used a wearable solar-powered system to extend the battery life of crucial electronic devices during a recent field exercise, officials announced ...
LG to sell phone with curved battery and screen
LG Electronics Inc. said it will offer a smartphone featuring a curved display and battery in South Korea from next month.
Nanotechnology gives a boost to next-generation batteries
Non-aqueous lithium–oxygen (Li–O2) batteries could store energy at densities rivaling gasoline. Commercializing this emerging technology, however, will require breakthroughs that will allow the batter ...
Futuristic copper foam batteries get more bang for the buck
People use their GPS apps, cameras, and mobile internet to navigate strange cities in search of good coffee, record "selfie" commentary while they wait in line, and upload their videos directly to social media sites while ...
Key features of Apple's new OS based on technology from UMass Amherst and Amherst College
With the release today of Apple's new operating system, "Mavericks," computer science professors and long-time friends Emery Berger at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Scott Kaplan of Amherst College ...