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Stanford Scientists Develop Batteries That Are Greener, Last Longer Than Today’s Batteries

Scientists at Stanford University said they have developed a high-performance aluminum-ion battery that could replace the alkaline and lithium-ion batteries that are used to power devices today.

04/07/2015

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Energizer Buys Feminine Hygiene Brands For $185M In Cash

Battery and consumer products maker Energizer Holdings Inc. says it is buying feminine care brands including Stayfree, Carefree and o.b. from Johnson & Johnson for $185 million in cash.

07/31/2013

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Batteries Stolen From 35 School Buses, New Trend?

Police in Collinsville are looking for suspects who stole batteries from nearly three dozen school buses.

06/27/2012

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Batteries Stolen from 35 Metro-East School Buses

The batteries weigh roughly 100 pounds and can be sold for $50 apiece at a recycling center.

06/27/2012

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Battery Recycling Sticker Shock?

Some people may get a jolt when they find out what it costs if they choose to recycle, instead of sending those batteries to the landfill.

03/19/2012