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Second all-women spacewalk change batteries, on the ISS, in seven and a half hours
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Second all-women spacewalk change batteries, on the ISS, in seven and a half hours

They teamed up for the world’s first all-female spacewalk in October and have one last spacewalk on Monday.

Fast-charging lithium-ion batteries developed that can charge in mere minutes
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Fast-charging lithium-ion batteries developed that can charge in mere minutes

The technology is a promising one to boost the performance of smartphones & electric vehicles.

National mission on battery storage to boost local production of electric vehicles, says association
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National mission on battery storage to boost local production of electric vehicles, says association

Terming the Cabinet's approval to the plan a "good move," the Society of Manufacturers of Electric Vehicles (SMEV) also said that it would help in significantly reducing the cost of EVs.

Toyota and Panasonic join hands to make electric vehicle batteries in 2020
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Toyota and Panasonic join hands to make electric vehicle batteries in 2020

Electric vehicle batteries produced by the joint venture will be sold to various automakers.

India signs MoU to start manufacturing its own lithium-ion batteries, expected to give a boost to the National Electric Mobility Mission
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India signs MoU to start manufacturing its own lithium-ion batteries, expected to give a boost to the National Electric Mobility Mission

According to the Science and Technology Ministry statement, this memorandum of understanding is the first of its kind for the country.

Scientists have found a way to wirelessly charge devices implanted within the human body
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Scientists have found a way to wirelessly charge devices implanted within the human body

The radio frequency waves were tested on animals, it showed that the waves could power devices located 10 cm deep in tissue, from a distance of 1 meter.

Researchers design flexible, organic alternatives to rigid batteries powering medical implants
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Researchers design flexible, organic alternatives to rigid batteries powering medical implants

The flexible device is made up of non-flammable electrolytes and organic composites, which are safe to the human body.

Nanodiamonds in lithium batteries can prevent short circuits and fires in smartphones and laptops: Study
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Nanodiamonds in lithium batteries can prevent short circuits and fires in smartphones and laptops: Study

The new process can turn electrolyte solution into a safeguard against the chemical process that leads to battery-related disasters.

McGill university researchers develop self charging batteries powered by ambient light
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McGill university researchers develop self charging batteries powered by ambient light

Scientists are developing new self-charging batteries that harvest energy from light and could put an end to our smartphone recharging woes.

Samsung compromised on safety to make a slimmer battery on the Samsung Galaxy Note 7
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Samsung compromised on safety to make a slimmer battery on the Samsung Galaxy Note 7

According to Instrumental.ai, Samsung actually compromised on safety in the race to make the phone as slim as possible.

Batteries are better than hydrogen fuel cells for reducing emissions: Study
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Batteries are better than hydrogen fuel cells for reducing emissions: Study

The policy makers are figuring out which transportation technology — batteries or fuel cells — cuts total emissions at the lowest cost.

Tesla Motors owes $1.7 billion to Panasonic Corp for electric vehicle batteries
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Tesla Motors owes $1.7 billion to Panasonic Corp for electric vehicle batteries

Tesla Motors Inc had an obligation to pay a total of about $1.7 billion to Japan's Panasonic Corp as of Sept. 30.

Researchers develop safer, non flammable lithium-ion batteries
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Researchers develop safer, non flammable lithium-ion batteries

Researchers have now developed a type of lithium-ion battery that, consists entirely of solid chemical compounds and is non-flammable.

Crashing prices: How India can gain immensely in the solar power space
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Crashing prices: How India can gain immensely in the solar power space

First Solar is producing panels for as little as 40 cents a watt, or about 15% less than China’s Trina Solar Ltd

Next-gen batteries could benefit from the pomegranate's design
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Next-gen batteries could benefit from the pomegranate's design

An electrode designed like a pomegranate - with silicon nanoparticles clustered like seeds in a tough carbon rind - overcomes obstacles in using silicon.

Wider lithium battery use strains technology say experts
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Wider lithium battery use strains technology say experts

Batteries like the one that burned on a Boeing Co 787 Dreamliner in January can be made safer, but doing so can cut performance and raise costs...

Your t-shirt could charge your mobile phone
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Your t-shirt could charge your mobile phone

Engineers at the University of South Carolina have successfully figured out how a mobile device can be charged ...

Apple offers replacement for first generation iPod Nano
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Apple offers replacement for first generation iPod Nano

Users of the 1st generation of the iPod Nano may want to pay heed to this one.

Now your laptop/mobile battery could last ten times longer
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Now your laptop/mobile battery could last ten times longer

Two new improvements in battery technology, including one using a common food additive made from seaweed, could boost battery capacity and safety, allowing road warriors to stay unplugged longer.