The Battery Boom Could Burn Investors

August 14, 2018 | News Brief | Some of the latest battery technologies could become obsolete before reaching the market because of the breakneck pace of advances in the industry, The Boston Globe reports. Teams of scientists from San Francisco to Shenzhen are experimenting with new chemical processes to improve the traditional lithium-ion cell and find more ways to bottle up electricity for use at another time. Investors in those projects are starting to worry that they might have picked the wrong technology.