E&T news weekly #91 – we choose our favourite engineering and technology news stories from the week

Friday 22 April 2016  Jonathan Wilson, online managing editor Everlasting battery breakthrough with nanowire material Chance discovery could lead to better, cheaper batteries Electric car batteries could help power railways It’s been a big week for battery news – again. Given the ever-increasing role of rechargeable devices in our lives – be they phones or cars – it should hardly come as a surprise that a phenomenal amount of focused research into new energy storage solutions is ongoing and being conducted in the laboratories of the world. As the fossil fuel resources of the Earth dwindle, just as energy demands … Continue reading E&T news weekly #91 – we choose our favourite engineering and technology news stories from the week