STOCKHOLM (AP) If youre reading this on a mobile phone or laptop computer, you might thank this years three laureates for the Nobel Prize in chemistry for their work on lithium-ion batteries.
Yet the batteries developed by the British, American and Japanese winners that make those devices possible are far more revolutionary than just for on-the-go computing and calling. The breakthroughs the three achieved also made storing energy from renewable sources more feasible, opening up a whole new front in the fight against global warming.
This is a highly-charged story of tremendous potential, said Olof Ramstrom of the Nobel committee for chemistry.
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