JCESR http://wmub.org en Brains to boost battery power http://wmub.org/post/brains-boost-battery-power <p>The rush is on for a better battery that will be smaller, hold more power, and charge faster. The Department of Energy announced a new partnership with this challenge: <strong>Invent batteries that are five times more powerful and one fifth the price in just five years.</strong> The Joint Center for Energy Storage Research or JCESR will gather brain power from&nbsp;five national labs, five universities&nbsp;and industry. Ann Thompson, in "<strong>Focus on Technology</strong>," reports on what&nbsp;kind of battery you can expect in&nbsp;electronic devices and cars and when.</p><p> Fri, 17 May 2013 09:31:10 +0000 Ann Thompson 12679 at http://wmub.org Brains to boost battery power