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Soon, batteries that `breathe`

Last Updated: Monday, March 17, 2014, 13:08

Researchers have made new progress in developing a "breathing" battery that has the potential to replace the lithium-ion technology of today`s electric vehicles (EVs).

Sugar to power smart phones for 10 days!

Last Updated: Sunday, March 02, 2014, 13:23

Heard of a battery that consumes sugar and can run your smart phone for 10 days? This bio-battery may soon become a reality.

Soon, gesture recognition system sans batteries to control electronic devices

Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 10:14

Researchers including an Indian origin have built a low-cost gesture recognition system that runs without batteries and lets users control their electronic devices hidden from sight with simple hand movements.

Soon, batteries that will run on human kinetic energy

Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 15:38

Researchers have taken a step closer to capture the kinetic energy of our everyday movements, such as walking, and to convert it into electrical energy.

Pomegranate stirs imaginations for GenNext batteries

Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 16:32

Your friendly pomegranate fruit has inspired scientists to discover batteries for your smart phones, tablets and electric cars that won`t leave you powerless midway.

Gum to make lithium ion batteries a safer choice

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 19:56

While there are concerns regarding the safety of lithium ion batteries used from computers to airplanes, a chewing gum-like battery material holds promise for the future.

Soon, smart phone batteries that won`t go dead!

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 19:47

A new era of smart batteries are near us where the source of charging would be solar power, TV set or even Wi-Fi at your home.

New breakthrough brings inexpensive rechargeable batteries closer to reality

Last Updated: Friday, December 27, 2013, 09:54

Researchers have found a new way to microscopically view battery electrodes while they are bathed in wet electrolytes, mimicking realistic conditions inside actual batteries.

Soon, `self-healing` batteries that may never wear out

Last Updated: Monday, November 18, 2013, 16:52

Researchers have created the first battery electrode that is capable of healing itself.

Soon, `self-healing` batteries that may never wear out

Last Updated: Monday, November 18, 2013, 15:40

In a first, scientists have invented a battery electrode that heals itself, paving way for next generation of long-lasting batteries for electric cars, cell phones and other electronic devices.

Inexpensive material boosts battery capacity

Last Updated: Friday, October 25, 2013, 18:15

Next-generation lithium-ion batteries made with iron oxide nanoparticles could extend the driving distance of electric cars, scientists have found.

New device to charge cellphones with car batteries

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 19:08

A new device that uses the energy stored in car batteries to power cellphones and other appliances has been developed.