Previously graphene-oxide membranes were shown to be completely impermeable to all solvents except for water. However, a study published in Nature Materials, now shows that we can tailor the molecules that pass through these ...
Ever wondered what makes a soil, soil? And could soil from the Amazon rainforest really be the same as soil from your garden?
Two-dimensional materials have been successfully assembled into devices with the smallest possible man made holes for water desalination.
An international team of scientists has discovered the first evidence that a huge carnivorous dinosaur roamed southern Africa 200 million year ago.
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.
Business as usual' is not an option for the UK's nuclear energy sector; our energy companies' 'regressive and unjust funding approach' is causing fuel poverty, and the Northern Powerhouse could play a key role in shaping ...
Graphene, the world's first two-dimensional material, is many times stronger than steel, more conductive than copper, lightweight, flexible and one million times thinner than a human hair.
How can Zebra poo tell us what an animal's response to climate change and habitat destruction will be?
A new tool has been developed by scientists at the University of Manchester to help reverse the decline in some of the world's most endangered species of amphibians.
A WHO report in February listed a worrying number of pathogens that threaten our health because there are fewer and fewer drugs that can treat the infections they cause. Indeed, since their 1960s heyday, the production of ...