John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino share the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry “for the development of lithium-ion batteries” that have led to portable electronic devices that are rechargeable virtually anywhere on the planet...
The 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry goes to John Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino “for the development of lithium-ion batteries.”
Officials pressure wireless companies so first responders and residents can communicate and save lives
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Known for climate change work, the pioneer says global warming, AI and genetic engineering are self-inflicted threats to humanity
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It's a malware-eat-malware world
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