'Smart' lithium battery that sends fire alert

US scientists have developed a 'smart' lithium-ion battery that alerts users of potential overheating and fire.

New lithium battery to make air travel safer?

In view of the increasing concerns about the fire risks that lithium batteries pose to aircraft passengers, researchers have developed a new technology that promises safer batteries in the future.

Probe links lithium battery to Dubai UPS crash

A fire that began in cargo containing lithium batteries turned the inside of a United Parcel Service plane into a "catastrophic" chain reaction of flames and smoke before a crash three years ago, according to a report released.

Dreamliner probe: ‘Lithium batteries not necessarily unsafe’

The 787 is the first airliner to make extensive use of lithium batteries.

Cutting edge battery to store solar, wind energy

In lab tests, the electrode survived 40,000 cycles of charging and discharging.