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Battery Redesign Charges in 15 Minutes, Lasts a Week

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Cell phone batteries are, at best, problematic: just ask anybody who bought an iPhone 4S and discovered it sucked power like a Decepticon on a bender.

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Graphene Can Make Things Waterproof Or Waterabsorbent

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The latest nano-material to get nanotech researchers all hot and bothered is Graphene: a one-atom-thick honeycomb of carbon atoms that looks like it can do everything from making much <a href="http://www.engadget.com/2010/12/08/graphene-electrodes-promise-5x-energy-storage-boost-for-ultracap/">more powerful batteries</a> to replacing <a href="http://www.engadget.com/2010/04/02/defective-graphene-sheets-look-poised-to-succeed-silicon/">silicon as the semiconductor material of choice</a>.

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BEER DOES A BODY GOOD

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    This guy inspired the Bruce Willis character in Unbreakable.


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