Chances are, you’re reading this article on a device that depends on a battery to operate. It might be your smartphone, your laptop, your tablet, or some other device, but it requires electricity to function. We live in an era of explosive growth in technological innovation, yet so many of our new technologies still rely on the same methods of energy storage. Despite incremental advancements, batteries haven’t changed all that much over the past decade. Major brands like Duracell are investing in better environmental efficiency, and small tweaks that improve storage and performance, but the typical “battery” is still fundamentally…

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