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“Rechargeable Batteries”

Apr 21, 2016 02:30 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
Nanowire electrodes were able to withstand 200,000 cycles over a period of three months. Continue reading →
Aug 12, 2015 02:40 PM ET // Renee Morad
This new technology could enable EV drivers to travel longer distances without having to stop to charge their car.
Jul 11, 2014 03:24 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
Adding silicon dioxide, or quartz -- a primary component in sand -- to lithium-ion batteries improved performance threefold. Continue reading →
Apr 8, 2014 01:39 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
A new kind of electrode combined with synthesized peptide molecules create quick charging times. Continue reading →
Feb 13, 2013 02:38 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
Nano-sized spheres of silicon help improve battery performance. ->
Mar 17, 2012 12:31 AM ET // Alice Truong
Everybody looks like a giant dork at a convention. They're carrying far too much gear -- laptops, smartphones, SLR cameras -- while chatting up vendors, exchanging business cards and scrambling to take notes. Inevitably, at a certain point of the day, you'll see these folks hovered around any free ...
Aug 18, 2011 10:00 AM ET // Alice Truong
Next time you're at the airport and your phone is running low on battery, reconsider powering up at the charging station. Krebs on Security, a security blog, looked into a charging kiosk at DefCon, an annual hacker conference held in Las Vegas. The kiosk was built specifically to educate attendees ...
Jun 6, 2012 02:35 PM ET // Alice Truong
With the rise of smartphones and tablets, we've seen the increasing popularity for another type of device: portable battery packs. But who wants to carry another smartphone-sized device in their pocket? Instead, the Card Type Emergency Charger is a credit card-sized battery you can keep in your poc...
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