graphene

Graphene is an atomic crystal made up of carbon atoms arranged in a hexagonal lattice. It is considered as the thinnest, the strongest and the lightest material discovered. It has a vast variety of practical applications in the creation of new materials.

A pen-and-ink system for drawing flexible circuits

A pen-and-ink system for drawing flexible circuits

Scientists report that they have developed conductive inks that allows users to "write" circuits almost anywhere — even on human skin.

Micro-supercapacitors to self-power wearables

Micro-supercapacitors to self-power wearables

A stretchable system that can harvest energy from human breathing and motion for use in wearable health-monitoring devices may be possible.

Paper-based sensor rapidly detects COVID-19

Paper-based sensor rapidly detects COVID-19

Researchers have developed a rapid, ultrasensitive test using a paper-based electrochemical sensor that can detect the presence of the virus in less than five minutes.

Human enzymes biodegrade graphene quantum dots

Human enzymes biodegrade graphene quantum dots

Researchers have shown that graphene quantum dots – a form of graphene with applications in both diagnostics and therapy – are biodegradable by two enzymes found in the human body.

How to 3D print novel electronic devices

How to 3D print novel electronic devices

Scientists have cracked the conundrum of how to use inks to 3D-print advanced electronic devices with useful properties, such as an ability to convert light into electricity.

An efficient way to create nanographene

An efficient way to create nanographene

Researchers have discovered a new way to create nanographene for power and display devices.