Pune Scientists Extract Carbon From Wild Flowers

Pune Scientists Extract Carbon From Wild Flowers

City scientists have found a better use for the mostly ornamental bougainvillea vines that bloom year-round. A team of scientists from the Centre for...
Graphene Encapsulation Provides Unprecedented View Of The Diffusion And Rotation Of Fullerene Molecules

Graphene Encapsulation Provides Unprecedented View Of The Diffusion And Rotation Of Fullerene Molecules

Carbon is one of the most versatile elements: it forms the basis for an enormous number of chemical compounds, it has several allotropes of...
Graphene Oxide Makes Rubber Stronger

Graphene Oxide Makes Rubber Stronger

  Rubber in its natural form is a sticky liquid, but add crosslinking agents and filler particles and a solid elastic material can be produced....
Graphene Enhancing Our Vision Of The Infinitely Small

Graphene Enhancing Our Vision Of The Infinitely Small

Developing new scientific devices pushing the limits of what we can observe and measure does not occur overnight. There are typically baby steps involved,...
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Observing Electrons Surfing Waves Of Light On Graphene

Electrons and light are moving in concert along the graphene sheet. Credit: ICFO/ F. Vialla Researchers have studied how light can be used to observe...
Scientists Develop New Concept Of Confined Catalysis Under 2-D Materials

Scientists Develop New Concept Of Confined Catalysis Under 2-D Materials

The research group led by Profs. FU Qiang and BAO Xinhe from the Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences...
Zap&Go Awarded $1.6 To Continue Developing Graphene-enhanced Power Tools

Zap&Go Awarded $1.6 To Continue Developing Graphene-enhanced Power Tools

UK-based graphene supercapacitor developer Zap&Go announced that it was awarded with a $1.6 million USD from the European Union to perfect the prototype cordless...
Why This Startup Thinks Its Supercapacitor Tech Is Key To Hybrid Electric Vehicles

Why This Startup Thinks Its Supercapacitor Tech Is Key To Hybrid Electric Vehicles

Supercapacitors, or ultracapacitors, are an alternative to rechargeable batteries, offering quicker charge and release times but lower capacity. Estonian manufacturer Skeleton Technologies' new production...
Paper-Strip Sensor Developed Using Embedded Graphene Quantum Dots

Paper-Strip Sensor Developed Using Embedded Graphene Quantum Dots

Per Liam Critchley, AzoNano There are currently many cheap paper-based devices out there, one most notably being the $1 paper microscope. But paper devices are...
‘Microscopic Lego’ To Keep Scientists Busy ‘For Next 50 Years’

‘Microscopic Lego’ To Keep Scientists Busy ‘For Next 50 Years’

From the Stone Age to Silicon Valley, materials have defined the technological capabilities of civilisations. Professor Andre Geim at the University of Manchester in the...
Graphene Nanocomposite For The Detection Of Pesticides In Food

Graphene Nanocomposite For The Detection Of Pesticides In Food

Post by Liam Critchly for AzoNano Pesticides, in particular organophosphorus (OP) pesticides, are widely used across the agricultural sector to protect crops and increase the...