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Smog-eating graphene composite can reduce air pollution

Smog-eating graphene composite can reduce air pollution

The University of Bologna, Politecnico di Milano, CNR, NEST, Italcementi HeidelbergCement Group, the Israel Institute of Technology, Eindhoven University of Technology, and the University of Cambridge have developed a graphene-titania photocatalyst that degrades up to...

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Mosquito bite prevention through graphene barrier layers

Mosquito bite prevention through graphene barrier layers

The mosquito is the world’s most important vector for transmission of infectious diseases, and chemical agents currently used for bite prevention can have environmental or human health side effects. However, now graphene-based materials are being developed for a...

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Turning Saltwater into Drinking Water

Turning Saltwater into Drinking Water

Turning saltwater into drinking water by using a new kind of membrane which is more porous. The membrane (MOF) blocks the salt ions but lets the fresh water through. Water scarcity is a major problem across the world. "It affects every continent," says Amir Barati...

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Wearable Graphene Sensors for Healthcare

Wearable Graphene Sensors for Healthcare

Wearable graphene sensors to measure pulse rate and blood oxygen levels offer potential for health care providers. The sensors use quantum dots. "Graphene coated with nanoparticles has been used to make wearable light sensors that measure the human pulse and blood...

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Graphene Commercialisation Milestones for G3

Graphene Commercialisation Milestones for G3

Graphene commercialisation momentum is increasing at G3 who have recently signed two separate product agreements. Firstly a JDA to develop graphene enhanced materials for the electronics industry in Taiwan and secondly a LOI to sell 300 metric tons of silicon oxide...

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Graphene as a Solid Liquid Interface

Graphene as a Solid Liquid Interface

The Berkeley team explored the interaction of graphene as a solid liquid interface for water and a common battery electrolyte fluid. "How a liquid interacts with the surface of a solid is important in batteries and fuel cells, chemical production, corrosion phenomena,...

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Graphene Water Filtration & Recycling System

Graphene Water Filtration & Recycling System

A new graphene water filtration and recycling system has been developed which uses graphene oxide with a cheaper material to create a recyclable membrane. "Concern that the U.S. military could run out of water while washing tanks and trucks exposed to chemical and...

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