Silicon-based lithium-ion batteries could be a boon for everything from smartphones to EVs, and Stanford researches say pomegranates have inspired a design breakthrough.
Imagine juicing up a credit-card-thin phone in less than a second–it could be possible thanks to research from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Enjoy hours of extra batter life and the peace of mind that your phone’s precious bits are well protected.
Using the root of a plant used to make ancient dyes, scientist may have invented the first safely disposable battery.
A new DIY project outlines how you can turn some easy-to-find items into a wind-powered battery charger over the course of a weekend.
The Charge Battery concept by Yeon Kyeong Hwang & Mieong Ho Kang houses a kinetic charger and rechargeable battery in the same device, recharging via wind-up.
Call2Recycle reports a 10% upsurge in rechargeable batteries collected in 2010, thanks in part to new Canadian legislation and increased consumer awareness.