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New graphene based electrode to boost solar power

The "groundbreaking" prototype created by researchers from RMIT University in Australia could be the answer to the storage challenge still holding solar back as a total energy solution.

Graphene may help generate power from rain

Graphene may help generate power from rain

Solar cells could generate electricity even during rains by making use of the 'wonder material' graphene, scientists say.

Scientists detect mysterious new state of matter

Scientists detect mysterious new state of matter

The state, known as a quantum spin liquid, was found in a two-dimensional material with a structure similar to graphene. 

'Smart wallpaper' that absorbs light, heat to power homes

'Smart wallpaper' that absorbs light, heat to power homes

Just one atom thick, graphene is very strong but traditionally inefficient at light absorption.

Graphene can efficiently filter nuclear waste

The 'wonder material' graphene can be used to clean up nuclear waste by filtering different isotopes of hydrogen, a new study has found.

Scientists claim to have found new template for bone regrowth

Graphene based polymer nanocomposites are processed differently while making 2-D substrates and 3-D scaffolds.  

Graphene improves microphone sensitivity by 30 times

Graphene improves microphone sensitivity by 30 times

Scientists have developed a graphene-based microphone which is nearly 32 times more sensitive than microphones of standard nickel-based construction.

Graphene could revolutionise night-vision technology

The concept of humans - or aliens - having the power to see in the infrared to help fight enemies in the dark has been around for decades.

Chinese scientists discover 'super-material'

 Chinese scientists have discovered a "super material" that is as light as a balloon yet strong as metal, the media reported on Sunday.

Cooler computers, smartphones using graphene

Almost half of the total energy used in running a computer goes in cooling it down. That is going to change now.

Chinese firms launch world's first graphene phones

Two Chinese firms have beaten global competition to launch phones with touch screens, batteries and thermal conduction incorporating graphene, a recently isolated material with outstanding electrical, chemical and mechanical properties.

Nokia wins $1.35 mn grant to make world’s strongest material

Mobile maker Nokia has been approved for a 1.35 billion dollars grant to develop the ‘world's strongest material,’ known as graphene.

Carbon allotrope can create ultra-efficient electronics

Scientists have discovered that graphene, an allotrope of carbon can be used to create ultra-efficient electronics, new 3D crystal structures which will aid next generation computer chips.

Graphene could help keep rust off your car

An Indian origin researcher and his partner have developed a new technique that uses graphene to keep steel rust free.

Graphene and carbon nanotubes can lead to faster computers and better phones

Graphene and carbon nanotubes could improve the electronics used in computers and mobile phones.

Graphite the next big thing towards advanced electronics?

Scientists are making discoveries with the use of graphite that could become the next big thing in the quest for smaller and less power-hungry electronics.

Graphene turned into magnetic material

In a breakthrough research that could prove crucial to the future of electronics, scientists have turned graphene, the world’s thinnest and strongest material, into magnetic.

Now, Graphite an option for faster smart phones

Graphene, essentially a single layer of the graphite found commonly in our pencils can be used as an alternative to copper in creating smaller and faster smart phones.

Soon, graphene’s ‘Big Mac’ to replace silicon chip

Scientists have for the first time demonstrated how the “Big Mac” could be the key to replacing the silicon chip in computers.

World`s toughest material spurs next-gen chips

Graphene, the world`s thinnest and toughest material, could spur the development of next generation computer chips, besides revolutionising materials science.