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Black phosphorus (BP) crystal before it is converted into functional ink. Credit: smart-elements.com A breakthrough ‘recipe’ for inkjet printing, which could enable high-volume manufacturing of next-generation laser and optoelectronic technologies, has been uncovered by Cambridge researchers. The research, led by Dr Tawfique Hasan, of the Cambridge Graphene Centre, University of […]

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Summer temperatures in Los Angeles regularly surpass 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 degrees Celsius) Can a splash of gray pavement paint help combat global warming? In Los Angeles, where summer temperatures regularly surpass 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 degrees Celsius), workers are coating streets in special gray treatments in a bid to […]

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Artwork: Graphene-based membranes hold huge promise in desalination / UNI MANCHESTER A UK-based team of researchers has created a graphene-based sieve capable of removing salt from seawater. The sought-after development could aid the millions of people without ready access to clean drinking water. The promising graphene oxide sieve could be highly […]

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Graphene has numerous potential practical applications / CSIRO Australian scientists have turned ordinary cooking oil into graphene, in a discovery they say lowers its cost to produce. Graphene, a strong carbon material, is just one atom wide and conducts electricity better than copper. It was discovered at the University of Manchester […]