They seem to linger not only after death but re docking too now. Also pets are healing way to slowly while in the ship it's almost worthless to dock them the battles are always over by the time they've healed.
"Players may now purchase up to 100 Small or Large Auxiliary Batteries, Shield Batteries, Weapons Batteries, Engine Batteries, Power Cells, Shield Charges, Major or Minor Components, Major or Minor Regenerators in a single transaction."
Having this functionality added to the Starbase duty officer vendor (purchase boxes for fleet credits) would be a huge quality of life improvement. Even if only for the white Tac/Sci/Eng boxes.