The Plastic Battery that Doesn’t Explode

Science Friday,  February 22, 2017 Lithium-ion batteries have been the culprits behind a string of combusting devices. They’ve caused hoverboard fires, Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone explosions, and, most recently, a major recall of HP laptops. What makes these...

 Booting Up the Search for Better Batteries

Science Friday, February 17, 2017 Lithium-ion batteries power everything from our laptops to phones to electric vehicles, but they’re far from perfect. In fact, they were the culprits behind Samsung’s recent exploding Galaxy Note 7 phones. “The word ‘bomb’ is not out...

American Engineer Invents a Better that Cannot Explode

Android Headlines,  February 10, 2017 Mike Zimmerman, a mechanical engineering professor at Tufts University in Massachusetts invented a battery that seemingly cannot explode. Zimmerman managed to achieve this impressive feat by creating a battery which utilizes a...