Research at Stanford has resulted in a rechargeable "battery" that uses a mix of sea- and fresh water and a dash of nanotech to generate electricity. Green power plants at river mouths could be the ultimate result.
Adobe has just released its Flash Player for Mobile 10.1--empowering certain smartphones to play flash content on the Web. Curious timing, since Apple's just shipped its new Flash-free iOS4. Is Adobe trying to make a point?
This weekend rare and fabulous news came from Afghanistan that trillion-dollar mineral deposits have been discovered. Chief among the riches is lithium, an element central to the most popular type of rechargable batteries used today. But what exactly is lithium and how do the batteries work?