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 certain plastic polymer that is fire retardant instead of a liquid electrolyte and a separator used by conventional lithium-ion batteries. This decision led to the creation of a battery that’s not only significantly safer but also cheaper to manufacture than regular batteries.

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