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Will dual-carbon batteries save the world from lithium-ion batteries and all of their attendant problems? We’ll soon find out.

— Aly Windsor, News Editor



Is this the battery breakthrough electric cars need?

A startup claims to be the fast charging electric car battery of the (near) future.

By Tyler Falk


FEATURE: Everyone hates email. Here’s what could replace it.

With corporate inboxes bursting at the seams, businesses are seeking alternatives — and some have killed off internal email.

By Laura Shin


 



Which of the world’s biggest problems needs to be solved now?

Britain has launched a new prize to tackle one of the greatest challenges of our time. But which one?

By Tyler Falk


ICYMI: The single component which makes Google’s self-driving cars work

Exactly what is it which makes Google’s autonomous cars avoid collisions and obstacles while on the road?

By Charlie Osborne


FROM THE ARCHIVES: Changing poverty with a simple handout

What if we just give cash — no strings attached — to the world’s poorest people instead of building infrastructure?

By Kirsten Korosec

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