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.

Harvesting energy from radio waves to power wearables

Harvesting energy from radio waves to power wearables

Researchers have developed a way to harvest energy from radio waves to power wearable devices.

A conductive hydrogel for medical applications

A conductive hydrogel for medical applications

Researchers have developed a method to produce graphene-enhanced hydrogels with an excellent level of electrical conductivity.

Sensor detects signs of burnout in sweat

Sensor detects signs of burnout in sweat

Engineers have developed a wearable sensing chip that can measure the concentration of cortisol – the stress hormone – in human sweat.

3D printing perovskites on graphene makes X-ray detectors

3D printing perovskites on graphene makes X-ray detectors

By using 3D aerosol jet-printing to put perovskites on graphene, scientists have made X-ray detectors with record sensitivity that can greatly improve the efficiency and reduce the cost.

Sensor rapidly detects multiple sepsis biomarkers

Sensor rapidly detects multiple sepsis biomarkers

The Wyss Institute's eRapid electrochemical sensor technology now enables specific and multiplexed detection of blood biomarkers at low cost.

A bifunctional biosensor detects COVID-19

A bifunctional biosensor detects COVID-19

How fast could SARS-CoV-2 be detected? Researchers have developed an accurate, high-speed, and portable detector for COVID-19.

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