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Scientists turn graphene into effective anti-cancer drug

A team including an Indian-origin researcher Aravind Vijayaraghavan from the University of Manchester has used graphene to target and neutralise cancer stem cells while not harming other cells.

First graphene-based LED display paves way for more efficient, flexible electronic devices
First graphene-based LED display paves way for more efficient, flexible electronic devices

First graphene-based LED display has paved way for more efficient flexible and see-through electronic devices, it has been reported.

Researchers make magnetic graphene

Researchers have found a way to induce magnetism in graphene while also preserving its electronic properties, an advance that may pave the way for new multi-functional electronic devices.

Graphene shows promise for bulletproof vests

 Wonder material graphene has revolutionised batteries and super-conductors. Now it has been demonstrated by scientists that it is 10 times better than steel at stopping bullets.

Graphene potentially useful in fuel cell technology: Study

 Graphene, impermeable to gases and liquids, can easily allow protons to pass through it, suggesting it could be a promising candidate for use in hydrogen fuel cells, according to a new study published in the journal Nature.

Super material has chink in its armour: Study

Impermeable to gases and liquids, the super material graphene can be pierced by one type of subatomic particle, according to a surprise discovery hailed Wednesday as a breakthrough for fuel cell technology.

Super material to enhance digital memory

Researchers from University of Nebraska-Lincoln have employed Nobel Prize-winning material graphene to enhance the properties of a component primed for the next generation of high-speed, high-capacity random-access memory (RAM).

Graphene may allow for flexible, low-cost touchscreens
Graphene may allow for flexible, low-cost touchscreens

Graphene-treated nanowires could soon replace current touchscreen technology allowing for more affordable, flexible displays, scientists say.

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.

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