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Self-Healing Wearable Turns Your Body Into a Battery

Researchers at CU Boulder have developed a new, low-cost wearable device that is stretchy enough that you can wear it like a ring, a bracelet, or any other accessory and it transforms the human body into a battery.

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Aptera Is Back With a New EV It Says Doesn’t Need Charging

Aptera, the company that shuttered in 2011 after failing to secure funding for its three-wheeled electric car, is back with a new solar electric vehicle it claims never needs charging, at least, for most drivers. And it predicts its top model, with a battery of 100 kWh, can get up to 1,000 miles of range.

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This Giant Battery Is Powered by Compressed Air

This Giant Battery Is Powered by Compressed Air

In order to make renewable energy more efficient, a U.K. power company is building a giant energy storage facility that uses compressed air to store energy like a giant battery. When the facility is complete, it will use surplus electricity to compress a giant air tank so much that the air turns into a liquid

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New Sodium-Ion Battery Paves Way For Sustainable Battery Production

New Sodium-Ion Battery Paves Way For Sustainable Battery Production

See the original article here: New Sodium-Ion Battery Paves Way For Sustainable Battery Production Despite the fact that clean energy solutions are a necessity, the reliance on cobalt mining from war-torn countries, and the relatively high price and rarity of both lithium and cobalt, is a stain on their sustainability record. Researchers from Washington State University (WSU) and Pacific Northwest

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The World’s First Quantum Phase Battery Is Here

The World's First Quantum Phase Battery Is Here

See the original article here: The World’s First Quantum Phase Battery Is Here You might have been privy to the quantum computing hype. If you haven’t, here’s how it goes: if they deliver on their potential, quantum computers will be able to tackle problems that would require hundreds if not thousands of years for a classical computer to solve. And

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Old Batteries Can Now Be Recycled into Fertilizer

Old Batteries Can Now Be Recycled into Fertilizer

An Australian company has managed to close the loop on the energy-metal cycle as they recover zinc and manganese from spent batteries , using the metal dust to create a micro-nutrient supplement for plant fertilizers. The company, Lithium Australia, shared a press release in which they reported having successfully […] See more about this here: Old Batteries Can Now Be

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