New battery technology for electric vehicles
Scientists at the Canadian Light Source are on the forefront of battery technology using cheaper materials with higher energy and better recharging rates that make them ideal for electric vehicles (EVs).
Flat, diamond-shaped plates of lithium iron phosphate improve discharge voltages
Hollow, crystalline particles of lithium iron phosphate can enhance the performance of lithium-ion batteries by enabling an easier flow of lithium ions, A*STAR researchers have found.
Results from comet lander's experiments expected
A first evaluation of the data that comet lander Philae sent to the European Space Center before its depleted batteries forced it to go silent will be released Monday, the German aeronautics and space research ...
Battery support for renewable sources announced by Aquion
Smart battery for smoke alarms takes retrofit approach
Pilot hydrogen storage and production facility offers glimpse into the fueling stations of the future
The pilot hydrogen storage and production facility that EPFL has built in Martigny (VS) had a public open house yesterday. It was an opportunity to get a glimpse into the fueling stations of the future.
Toshiba to conduct experiment of energy supply system utilizing renewable energy and hydrogen
Toshiba Corporation today announced that the company has agreed with Kawasaki City to conduct a cooperative demonstration experiment of an independent energy supply system utilizing renewable energy and hydrogen. ...
Bandwidth-borrowing handsets are in the wings
A billion holes can make a battery
Researchers at the University of Maryland have invented a single tiny structure that includes all the components of a battery that they say could bring about the ultimate miniaturization of energy storage ...
Researchers develop next-generation magnesium batteries
A Tainan-based National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) research team has developed next-generation magnesium batteries that could replace lithium batteries.
How to make mobile batteries last longer by controlling energy flows at nano-level
Electronic devices waste a lot of energy by producing useless heat. This is one of the main reasons our mobiles use up battery power so quickly. Researchers at University of Luxembourg have made a leap forward ...
Novel sodium-conducting material could improve rechargeable batteries
Rechargeable battery manufacturers may get a jolt from research performed at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and several other institutions, where a team of scientists has discovered ...
Apple Watch reportedly set for spring 2015 release
Hoping to give your loved one an Apple Watch for Christmas? The Chinese New Year? Valentine's Day?
Coating prevents electrical current from damaging the digestive tract after battery ingestion
Every year, nearly 4,000 children go to emergency rooms after swallowing button batteries—the flat, round batteries that power toys, hearing aids, calculators, and many other devices. Ingesting these batteries ...