Method could help boost large scale production of graphene

The measure by which any conductor is judged is how easily, and speedily, electrons can move through it. On this point, graphene is one of the most promising materials for a breathtaking array of applications. However, its ...

Capillary flow is harnessed for the first time

You may never have heard of the capillary effect, but it's something you deal with every time you wipe up a spill or put flowers in water. Wouter van der Wijngaart has spent most of his life contemplating this phenomenon, ...

Hydrogen extraction breakthrough could be game-changer

Researchers at KTH Royal Institute of Technology have successfully tested a new material that can be used for cheap and large-scale production of hydrogen – a promising alternative to fossil fuel.

New way to form bioactive spider silk for medical use

With recent advances, researchers can synthesize silk with mechanical properties similar to those of an actual spider's silk. But applying this material to promising medical therapies for illnesses such as cancer requires ...

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