How Graphene Could Replace Mercury in Lighting

How Graphene Could Replace Mercury in Lighting

Over the past 20 years, there has been a strong push to develop more efficient solutions for artificial lighting. Incandescent bulbs were the dominant technology for over 100 years, but by the 2000s, environmentalists concerned with the limited energy efficiency and...
How Nanomaterials Are Extending Food Shelf Life

How Nanomaterials Are Extending Food Shelf Life

Most of us can identify with the feeling of purchasing food at the grocery store and forgetting to eat it until it was too late. Unfortunately, forgetting food leads to an enormous amount of food waste, creating higher costs for companies, consumers and the...
Graphene For Smartphone Applications

Graphene For Smartphone Applications

For anyone not familiar with the highly advanced material known as graphene, it is the first two-dimensional substance that mankind has ever had the pleasure of working with. As anyone with a physics background can point out, most earthly materials have a 3D...
Graphene and superconductivity

Graphene and superconductivity

How society is harnessing energy today is impressive, but scientists remain ambitious. They’re working to generate more power. A recent experiment with graphene sheets has led scientists to rethink our energy potential. Generating more energy, losing less of it and...
Graphene ink in 3D printing

Graphene ink in 3D printing

Graphene and 3D printing represent two exciting developments in science and technology. Graphene has long been regarded as a wonder material. Made from carbon, it’s an extremely versatile material that has piqued researchers’ interest for years....