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The story of the invention that could revolutionize batteries—and maybe American manufacturing as well

The world has been clamoring for a super-battery.<p>Since about 2010, a critical mass of national leaders, policy professionals, scientists, entrepreneurs, thinkers and writers have all but demanded a transformation of the humble lithium-ion cell. Only batteries that can store a lot more energy for a …

Energy

This startup is looking to revolutionize lithium ion batteries

All eyes have been on Tesla’s planned massive battery factory, under construction just outside of Reno. But on the other side of the country, in …

Light-based battery makes its own power

Sure, you can make solar-powered devices that store their excess energy in a battery, but what about the battery itself? Unfortunately, it's still behind the times -- the lithium-ion cells you see today have to be connected to another device to charge, and they're occasionally very dangerous thanks …

Clean Energy

A crazy new theory solves 40-year-old mystery about what happens inside of a black hole

What happens once you cross this threshold is a long-standing mystery that the world's leading scientists have been pondering for decades with little headway.<p>Now, a recent paper presented at a conference in Paris this week has proposed a solution by looking at black holes in a completely different …

Up Your Camping Game: Four New Essentials

Be better-prepared than a Boy Scout with these items on your next camping trip:<p><b>> Chill Out:</b> The <b>Coolest Cooler</b>, a Kickstarter success story on wheels, brings the party with a blender, Bluetooth speakers, LED lid light, USB charger, and a built-in bottle opener.<p><b>> Dine in (Solar) Style:</b> Dinner in 20 …

Portable

Life hacks: things you didn't know you could do with a microwave

Need to revive stale bread or peel a butternut squash? The microwave can help<p><b>Revive stale bread</b><p>Want to make a sandwich, but your bread has gone stale? Don’t throw it away. Wrap the bread in a moist tea towel, or piece of dampened kitchen roll, and heat it in the microwave for about 20-30 seconds. …

14 Ways for How to Lose Belly Fat Fast

My friend Kimberly was making yet another series of desperate New Year’s weight loss resolutions.<p>“Every year, I starve myself for months, I lose …

5 Myths About Antioxidants

Tips on maximizing the benefits of antioxidants and stripping away assumptions<p>It's billed as an epic story of good versus evil—biology in comic-book form. The villains: free radicals, those nefarious DNA-attacking poisons of modern life. Our fearless defenders: antioxidants, poised to protect us …

Wellness

Melody on the menu: how a sprinkle of Mozart might give your meal zing

Professor Charles Spence is trying to come up with a sound for salty.<p>“We are not quite there yet,” says the Oxford academic. “Bitter, sweet, sour – we have those. But salty is the hardest taste to embody in sound.”<p>Spence, a behavioural psychologist, spends his life finding out how music, colour and …

Champagne

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This Gluten-Free Pasta Has About As Much Protein As A Steak

People stay away from pasta for a bunch of reasons. Some fear its high carbohydrate count, while others keep it off their plates to maintain a gluten-free diet.<p>A new product called Banza is working to change the game. It looks like pasta, feels like pasta and tastes like pasta, but unlike pasta, it …

How to Eradicate Anti-Vaccine Fever

The anti-vaccination movement has hit a wall. After years of flourishing on the margins of the political spectrum, activists and their political …

Your gluten-free detox cleanse is nothing more than conspicuous consumption

People have been selling snake oil for centuries. But the way similar marketing puffery has crept into our food politics has been unusually subtle. The US Food and Drug Administration doesn’t even have a firm definition for the words “natural” or “organic”, yet those words have helped sell a …

FDA

Measles and Millennials

The U.S. has a large -- and largely preventable -- problem on its hands: measles. Or perhaps the problem isn’t measles so much as the irrational …