A Silicon Valley startup is giving lithium-ion batteries a much-needed silicon boost – Quartz
Akshat Rathi, Quartz
Lithium-ion batteries are the workhorses of modern life. The batteries pack enough energy to power our smartphones and electric cars. But smartphones still die after less than a full day of use and electric cars give people “range anxiety” because, even fully charged, they can’t travel as far as a gasoline-powered car on a full tank.