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.

Hydrogel electrodes flow to fit the body

Hydrogel electrodes flow to fit the body

Scientists have created flexible, metal-free electrode arrays that conform to the body - avoiding damage to organs.

Graphene used to detect COVID-19 quickly

Graphene used to detect COVID-19 quickly

Researchers have used graphene to detect the SARS-CoV-2 virus in laboratory experiments. It could be a breakthrough in coronavirus detection, with potential applications in the fight against COVID-19 and its variants.

Graphene ‘camera’ captures images of beating heart

Graphene ‘camera’ captures images of beating heart

Scientists have captured the real-time electrical activity of a beating heart, using a sheet of graphene to record an optical image of the faint electric fields generated by the rhythmic firing of the heart's muscle cells.

Printing wearable electronics for smart device applications

Printing wearable electronics for smart device applications

Researchers show how printed wearable electronics offer the advantage of flexibility and low cost.

A fully recyclable printed electronics

A fully recyclable printed electronics

Engineers at Duke University have developed the world's first fully recyclable printed electronics.

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.

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