New biosensor to diagnose cancer in a jiffy

An ultra-sensitive biosensor made from the wonder material graphene has been used to detect molecules that indicate an increased risk of developing cancer.

Detector can view objects invisible to naked eye

A new ultra-thin detector holds promise as an instrument to view below the surface of bodies, beyond walls and other objects invisible to the human eye.

Graphene rubber bands can be inexpensive body motion sensors

In a first, scientists have treated common elastic bands with graphene to create inexpensive body motion sensors that can measure a patient`s breathing, heart rate or movement.

Super-strong graphene has achilles` heel

Graphene, often touted as a miracle material, is also as brittle as ordinary ceramic and susceptible to crack, a new study has found.

New graphene-type material created

Scientists have created a new material, related to graphene, which has the potential to improve transistors used in electronic devices.

Soon, your clothes could help you charge your cell phone

Researchers have taken a large step toward making a fiber-like energy storage device that can be woven into clothing and power wearable medical monitors, communications equipment or other small electronics.

New 2-D material better than graphene?

Scientists have found a two-dimensional, self-assembling material whose properties are very similar to graphene, but with some distinct advantages, and it may be used to produce solar cells or transistors.

`Miracle` Graphene material may not be that good

At a time when the global electronics industry is going gaga over graphene and other carbon-based nanomaterials, two studies have found the `miracle` graphene may not be that good.

Now, make graphene using kitchen blender

A new study has revealed that graphene can be made using kitchen blender, which will help in the cheap mass production of the miracle material.

Human saliva to run tiny power generators!

Soon, you can check your sugar levels or ovulation changes with bacteria-generated fuel technology powered by your spit!

Indian-origin researcher brings new twist to sodium ion battery technology

An Indian-origin researcher and his team demonstrated that a composite paper - made of interleaved molybdenum disulfide and graphene nanosheets - can be both an active material to efficiently store sodium atoms and a flexible current collector.

Are you ready for 21st century condoms?

Soon, get the thinnest and strongest condom ever made to ramp up your sex life.

Discovery of 3D version of graphene could revolutionize electronics

Researchers have discovered a natural 3D counterpart to graphene- the 2D sheets of carbon through which electrons race at many times the speed at which they move through silicon.

Graphene`s promise for technological advancement brought closer to reality

Graphene-based electronics have shown promise to advances such as faster internet speeds, cheaper solar cells, novel sensors, space suits spun from graphene yarn, and more.

Wafer-scale production of graphene devices to become a reality

Graphene, the one atom thick layer of graphite, is considered the strongest and lightest material in the world and scientists dubbed it the miracle material but its application in science and technology has been purely hypothetical.

Tin could be the next super material for computer chips

A pioneering study by U.S. researchers has led to the discovery that the humble metal tin could form the world`s first material to conduct electricity with 100 percent efficiency in computer chips.

Researchers trying to create graphene condoms for greater pleasure

Scientists from the University of Manchester are trying to create thinner, stronger, safer and more pleasurable condoms, using world`s thinnest, strongest and most conductive material - graphene.

Scientists use Graphene to build world’s smallest FM radio transmitter

Graphene has been used by US researchers to create the world’s smallest FM radio transmitter, a nano-mechanical system that can create FM signals.

New graphene-copper composite 500 times stronger than original metal

Researchers have put graphene`s tensile strength to test by using it in a composite that consists of copper and nickel.

Graphene may boost internet speed 100 times

Using `miracle material` graphene in telecommunications could dramatically make the internet a hundred times faster, a new study has found.