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Graphene-reinforced concrete offers a stronger, more durable option

Concrete isn’t the sexiest building material, made up of little more than cement, water, and rocks. It’s neither as strong as steel nor as flexible …

Scientists use graphene to squeeze light to just one atom thick paving the way for tiny switches and sensors

Breakthrough in light compression heralds dawn of a new age of technological possibilities<p>Graphene is regarded as one of the ultimate materials we …

MIT just discovered a way to mass-produce graphene in long rolls

Scientists used to make graphene-based membranes in small batches in a laboratory. But a new breakthrough at MIT enables researchers to spool out …

Nanotech

New Graphene Discovery Could Finally Punch the Gas Pedal, Drive Faster CPUs - ExtremeTech

By on April 17, 2018 at 2:30 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Few substances have excited the …

With 'Siren,' Unreal Engine blurs the line between CGI and reality

Epic Games has been obsessed with real-time motion capture for years, but the company is now trying to take its experiments with the technology one step further. Enter "Siren," a digital personality that it created alongside a few prominent firms in the gaming industry: Vicon, Cubic Motion, …

Graphene finds new application as non-toxic, anti-static hair dye

EVANSTON - It’s an issue that has plagued the beauty industry for more than a century: Dying hair too often can irreparably damage your silky strands.<p>…

This 3-D printed electric car costs $7,500 and took three days to make

Mass production of 3-D printed cars is coming soon. The first will be from start-up XEV and Polymaker, a developer of 3-D printing materials.<p>The …

3D

Graphene nanoribbons help produce oxygen, clean fuel

doi:10.1038/nindia.2018.30 Published online 14 March 2018<p>Researchers have synthesised a new kind of catalyst that can efficiently help produce oxygen …

Look, no lithium! First rechargeable proton battery created

Researchers say it’s a crucial step towards cheaper and more environmentally-friendly energy storage<p>Scientists have created the world’s first rechargeable proton battery, a crucial step towards cheaper and more environmentally-friendly energy storage.<p>While the battery is just a small-scale …

Clean Energy

A Massachusetts company claims to be close to a solid-state battery

New Investments<p>According to <i>Axios,</i> technology giants like Samsung and Dyson have collectively invested $65 million in Massachusetts-based Ionic …

Groundbreaking new energy storage device charges up in just 20 seconds

A new aqueous energy storage device can be fully charged in a mere 20 seconds – and it could be cheaper than today’s lithium batteries. Korea …

What is Graphene? Only the Outdoor Industry’s New Wonder Material

Catlike Mixino helmet<p>Two-hundred times stronger than steel, more conductive than copper, and lighter than carbon fiber, graphene is making waves in …

Engineering

Graphene film makes dirty water drinkable in a single step

Every year, millions of people around the world die from drinking unclean water. Now, researchers have developed a process that can purify water, no matter how dirty it is, in a single step. Scientists from Australian research organization CSIRO have created a filtration technique using a graphene …

20 Surprising Things You Can Do With Google Search

You can get really specific about the results you want, as well as the ones you don't.<p>Googling has become second nature to most of us, with many people consulting the search engine dozens of times per day.<p>The company’s flagship product is powered by a plethora of algorithms designed to dole out the …

New fuel cell technology runs on solid carbon

Advancements in a fuel cell technology powered by solid carbon could make electricity generation from resources such as coal and biomass cleaner and …

Energy

First flashes of light observed from individual graphene nanoribbons

For the first time, researchers have experimentally observed light emission from individual graphene nanoribbons. They demonstrated that 7-atom-wide …

Nanotech

Liquid graphene sensor might save li'l lives

Scientists at the University of Sussex have created a sensor that could someday keep babies from dying of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). It …

Scientists develop graphene sensors that could revolutionise the Internet of Things

Researchers at The University of Manchester have devised graphene sensors embedded into RFIDs, which have the potential to revolutionise the Internet …

Nanotech

Graphene: The Miracle Material That’s As Light As Foil, But Can Stop A Bullet

Tech & Science<p>Nearly all of us have come into contact with graphene, but probably haven’t realized it. The remarkable material comes from graphite—a …

Bulletproof Graphene Sheets Are Soft And Flexible, But Become Harder Than Diamond Upon Impact

New research suggests that two layers of graphene can be placed on top of each other to create a thin material that becomes rigid when pressure is …

Nanotech

Bulletproof Graphene: Paper-Thin Material Becomes Harder Than Diamonds On Impact

Graphene has revolutionized material science. This super-tight sheet of Carbon atoms is thinner than a sheet of paper but has some amazing physical …

Graphene-based armor could stop bullets by becoming harder than diamonds

While bullet-proof body armor does tend to be thick and heavy, that may no longer be the case if research being conducted at The City University of …

Nanotech

Graphene running shoes will hit the market next year

Running shoes and graphene were made for each other. One is always in search of the latest gimmick and the other has produced some of the most stunning in recent memory. The University of Manchester, long a leading force in research surrounding the one-atom-thick material, has teamed up with …

Strange Atomic Ripples in Graphene Could Unlock Clean, Limitless Energy

Holy crap.<p>By all measures, graphene shouldn't exist. The fact it does comes down to a neat loophole in physics that sees an impossible 2D sheet of …

Graphene

Fisker claims solid-state battery ‘breakthrough’ for electric cars with ‘500 miles range and 1 min charging’

When Henrik Fisker relaunched its electric car startup last year, he announced that their first car will be powered by a new graphene-based hybrid supercapacitor technology, but he later announced that they put those plans on the backburner and instead will use more traditional li-ion batteries.<p>Now …

Electric Vehicles

Graphene shoes draw heat from your feet

Graphene – the "wonder material" composed of a one-atom-thick sheet of linked carbon atoms – has already been used in products such as helmets, …

We may finally have a way to cheaply manufacture pure graphene

Synthesizing Pure Graphene<p>Researchers have been singing the praises of graphene ever since it was first isolated from graphite back in 2004. That’s …

Top 15 Best Free WordPress Slider Plugins

In a recent post we discussed best WordPress slider plugins. And there were a lot of awesome options for you...The post Top 15 Best Free WordPress …

Video Tutorials

Here's a First-Ever Look at the New Electric Vehicle That Charges in 9 Minutes

Fisker’s Coming Soon<p>Fisker CEO Henrik Fisker has unveiled a prototype of his luxury electric vehicle (EV) — the EMotion — on Twitter, ahead of the …

New chemical method could revolutionize graphene use in electronics

Adding a molecular structure containing carbon, chromium, and oxygen atoms retains graphene’s superior conductive properties. The metal atoms …

Nanotech