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New way to predict the slow death of lithium-ion batteries

The new tech could improve driving range estimates and prolong battery life. Batteries fade as they age, slowly losing power and storage capacity. As in people,...

New plant-based device could charge cars in minutes

A new plant-based supercapacitor could, in the near future, charge devices—even electric cars—within a few minutes, researchers report. The researchers say their energy storage devices...

New energy storage device could charge devices in a jiffy

Scientists have designed a new energy storage device that can store a charge up to 900 times greater than state-of-the-art supercapacitors. In a new study,...

New catalyst can convert carbon dioxide and water into ethanol

Scientists have discovered a new electrocatalyst that can consistently convert carbon dioxide and water into ethanol with very high energy efficiency and low cost. Because...

Scientists create first-ever battery-free Game Boy device

Researchers develop first-ever battery-free, energy-harvesting, interactive device. And it looks and feels like a retro 8-bit Nintendo Game Boy. A hand-held video game console allowing...

Scientists solve decades-old mystery of lithium-ion battery

For years, researchers have aimed to learn more about a group of metal oxides that show promise as key materials for the next generation...

Scientists create batteries that could make it easier to explore Mars

A new study could help create lighter, faster-charging batteries suitable for powering a spacesuit, or even a Mars rover. The study, which was funded by...

New AI is 1,000 times more energy efficient than existing AI system

Extremely energy-efficient artificial intelligence is now closer to reality after a study by UCL researchers found a way to improve the accuracy of a...

Scientists use fruit peel to turn old batteries into new batteries

Scientists led by Nanyang Technological University Singapore have developed a novel method of using fruit peel waste to extract and reuse precious metals from...

Scientists find new battery failure mechanism for electric vehicles

Researchers have identified a potential new degradation mechanism for electric vehicle batteries - a key step to designing effective methods to improve battery lifespan. The...

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