They used to be boring. Now they're little arsonists.
Hundreds of thousands of battery fires in Samsung Galaxy Note 7 handsets is a red hot opportunity to better understand what went wrong.
Alternative technologies are already leaving Tesla's batteries in the slow lane.
We already have them in many sizes – but we're still looking for a battery to store truly large amounts of energy.
Lithium-air batteries demonstrate 90% efficiency in the lab, enough for commercial use. Perhaps the battery breakthrough we've been waiting for is here.
Something is needed to give the stalwart lithium-ion battery a boost for our increasingly power hungry mobile devices.
Everyone wants a better battery for longer run-time on electronics and driving range for EVs. What's the most likely successor to today's lithium-ion batteries?
There are a few simple things you can to do maximise the lifetime of your batteries so they don't need to be replaced as often.