Close to solving the mystery why some batteries fail
Boffins from Stanford University and the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have come up with a new way to look inside a battery and find out why some fail.
Smash iPhone in case of fire
A team of boffins from Stanford University have emerged from their smoke-filled labs with a lithium-ion battery which has its own built-in fire extinguisher.
More flexible than a Romanian gymnast