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2011-11-02 09:04:53

Graphene, which is composed of a one-atom-thick layer of carbon atoms in a honeycomb-like lattice (like atomic-scale chicken wire), is the world's thinnest material – and one of the hardest and strongest.

Image 1 - Graphene Grows Better On Certain Copper Crystals
2011-10-28 04:55:42

New observations could improve industrial production of high-quality graphene, hastening the era of graphene-based consumer electronics, thanks to University of Illinois engineers.

Image 1 - Paper-based Wireless Sensor Could Help Detect Explosive Devices
2011-10-27 11:24:10

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a prototype wireless sensor capable of detecting trace amounts of a key ingredient found in many explosives.

2011-10-25 19:54:30

Pick your poison from this smorgasbord of recent salmonella outbreaks in the United States: ground turkey; fresh papayas; alfalfa sprouts.

2011-10-25 13:21:58

In the latest issue of Elsevier’s Materials Today, researchers from Spain and Belgium reported on the innovative use of carbon nanotubes to create mechanical components for use in a new generation of micro-machines.

Image 1 - Researchers Build Transparent, Super-stretchy Skin-like Sensor
2011-10-24 09:47:21

Imagine having skin so supple you could stretch it out to more than twice its normal length in any direction - repeatedly - yet it would always snap back completely wrinkle-free when you let go of it. You would certainly never need Botox.

Image 1 - New Method Of Growing High-quality Graphene Promising For Next-gen Technology
2011-10-17 08:08:55

Method refined by UC Santa Barbara scientists to synthesize sheets of 'wonder material' graphene is promising link to futuristic technology.


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  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
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