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A long-awaited battery that would cut electric-vehicle costs may finally be close

A long-awaited battery that would cut electric-vehicle costs may finally be close

In 2010, a pair of MIT materials scientists helped launch 24M, promising to deliver cheaper, better batteries by stripping out inactive materials in the electrodes. Eight years later, you still can’t buy the startup’s products. But in an interview last week, chief …Continue reading

Hotter Days Will Drive Global Inequality

Extreme heat, it turns out, is very bad for the economy. Crops fail. People work less, and are less productive when they do work. That’s why an increase in extremely hot days is one of the more worrisome prospects of climate change. …Continue reading

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