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Graphene tests set for zero-G flight

After a long summer of hard work in the laboratories, researchers in the Graphene Flagship are ready for two experiments this week, testing graphene technologies for space-related applications in collaboration with the European ...

dateNov 13, 2017 in Nanomaterials
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Graphene performs under pressure

Scientists at The University of Manchester have fabricated highly miniaturised pressure sensors using graphene membranes which can detect minute changes in pressure with high sensitivity, over a wide range of operating pressures.

dateNov 08, 2017 in Nanomaterials
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Heat-dissipating shoes with graphene soles

The ability of graphene to add functionality to common objects has been exploited in footwear with better thermal properties. Developed by Graphene Flagship partners Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Italy, in collaboration ...

dateNov 02, 2017 in Nanomaterials
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Zipping DNA

ETH researchers have developed a method that allows large amounts of genetic information to be compressed and then decompressed again in cells. This could aid in the development of new therapies.

dateNov 13, 2017 in Bio & Medicine
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