Posts Categorized: battery

Solar-powered thermal batteries release heat on demand

Using a phase change polymer, researchers have developed a thermal battery that helps solve the age-old problem of how to store heat from the sun.

Micro-battery can be activated by saliva

A bacteria-powered micro-battery has been developed that remains dormant until activated by saliva.

Researchers develop batteries using green tea

Wearable electronics like sports bands and smart watches could be more comfortable with the help of a green tea extract.

Tiny travelling bookstore set to visit bookworms across France

The miniature outlet-on-wheels even has a moveable ladder to reach books and gain access to living quarters.

Recycled glass used in more effective nano batteries

A University of California Riverside team developed a method that recycles waste glass into nanoscale batteries that are more efficient than ones currently used.