The electrolyte has been the trouble spot for magnesium-based batteries, but Toyota's researchers may have cracked that, paving the way towards their production (Credit: Toyota).

Toyota battery breakthrough means magnesium could eventually replace lithium

For anyone (i.e. everyone) who’s ever panicked when their mobile device chirped, “low battery,” the future could be far less stressful, thanks to the advanced battery research of scientists at the Toyota Research Institute of North America (TRINA).

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Alex Kipman: The dawn of the age of holograms

Alex Kipman wants to create a new reality — one that puts people, not devices, at the center of everything. With HoloLens, the first fully untethered holographic computer, Kipman brings 3D holograms into the real world, enhancing our perceptions so that we can touch and feel digital content.

One step closer to being a cyborg

Humanity just made a small, bloody step towards a time when everyone can upgrade themselves towards being a cyborg. Of all places, it happened in the back room of a studio in the post-industrial German town of Essen.