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What do you need to know about the batteries in the Samsung Galaxy Note 7?

WIS-TV interviews Dr. John Weidner

Samsung Electronics is scrambling to come up with short and long-term solutions to its exploding battery problem.

The company's stock price and reputation have taken a hit after reports of explosions and fires from the batteries in its new Galaxy Note 7 smartphones.

A researcher at the University of South Carolina College of Engineering and Computing says the battery issue is partly due to faulty manufacturing and not confined to that particular phone.

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