Are scientists on the brink of creating a non-combustible #Lithium battery?

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Potentially flammable #Llithium-ion batteries are in many electronics, including #Samsung phones. The Department of Energy (#DOE) is now spending tens of millions of dollars on creating a safer alternative, and one research project is showing promising results, reports #CBS News correspondent Jan Crawford.

At a research lab at the University of #Maryland, small, lithium-infused ceramic discs are replacing the combustible components of today’s lithium-ion batteries. Research scientists are showed us how they plan to build a better battery – one that can’t catch fire.

Read more at: http://www.cbsnews.com/news/samsung-recall-lithium-ion-batteries-catching-fire-research-lab-safer-alternatives/

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