Stanford works out way to investigate battery fires
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Close to solving the mystery why some batteries fail

Boffins from Stanford University and the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have come up with a new way to look inside a battery and find out why some fail.

Boffins create built-in battery fire extinguishers
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Smash iPhone in case of fire

A team of boffins from Stanford University have emerged from their smoke-filled labs with a lithium-ion battery which has its own built-in fire extinguisher.


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