News Stories relating to "battery"
Thursday, June 19, 2014
As though they don't already spend enough time welded to their cellphones , Microsoft Mobile has now collaborated with menswear fashion designer A. Sauvage to create a pair of "techno-trousers" that will mean that a man never needs to be parted from his cell, even to charge its battery.
Tuesday, January 11, 2011
Could there be such a thing as a perpetual motion machine? Most scientists would say no, but there IS one that is over 300 years old, resting in a museum in Romania. If researchers could figure out how it works, it could pave the way to the creation of car batteries that never run out.
This battery, built by Vasile Karpen, has been...
Friday, December 23, 2005
So many Christmas presents and toys use batteries, that many of us include them with the gift. Running out of the right batteries is a classic Christmas Day emergency. But new advances in thin-film lithium battery technology may soon make traditional alkaline batteries a thing of the past..
Rechargeable batteries can seem like a solution...
Thursday, October 17, 2002
Oil companies can wave goodbye to their profits: Researchers in the U.K. have built a battery that runs on garbage that can provide electricity for your home. And in France, they've developed a car that runs on air. Right now, the fuel cell runs on sugar cubes, since they produce no waste when broken down, but researchers want to run it on...