Monthly Archives: April 2014

The small world of graphene

European researchers are investigating how graphene could boost the properties of thermoplastic components. Lou Reade reports. Graphene is the new wonder material that will give us space elevators, nano-scaled microcircuits and impossibly light aircraft. At least, that’s the theory. For now, the material simply holds lots of promise, and is still very much a laboratory Continue Reading...

Samsung claims a graphene breakthough

… which may be huge for future wearables Above: Samsung’s Gear Fit Image Credit: Devindra Hardawar/VentureBeat April 4, 2014 6:40 AM Devindra Hardawar   Get to know the name “graphene,” as it’s primed to be one of the most important materials for the technology industry over the next few years. The ultra-thin material is around 200 Continue Reading...