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Subject:  IBM Battery Date:  8/22/2012  4:24 AM
Author:  blesto Number:  9107 of 9411

IBM creates breathing, high-density, light-weight lithium-air battery

Lithium-air batteries aren’t a new idea: They’ve been mooted since the 1970s, but the necessary tech was well beyond the capabilities of then-contemporary material science. Today, with graphene and carbon nanotubes and fancy membranes coming out of our ears, it seems IBM — with assistance from partners Asahi Kasei and Central Glass — now has the materials r