Emerging industries, from energy storage to electric cars, will need longer lasting batteries. Watching batteries in action will help us build them.
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.