News - 14 Mar 2017
The novel ultra-thin two-dimensional polymer sheet, which is the organic analogue of graphene, heralds new opportunities for long lasting sodium rechargeable batteries
Polymers, such as plastic...
News - 9 Jan 2017
MIT researchers have developed one of the strongest lightweight materials known to man. They created the new material by compressing and fusing flakes of graphene, a 2D form of carbon. The new...
News - 1 Dec 2016
Things that occur on the surface are frequently given short shrift when compared to what occurs on inside. However, with chemical reactions, what happens on the surface can mean the difference...
News - 1 Sep 2016
Researchers working in Rohit Karnik’s lab are searching for tiny solutions to some of the biggest challenges the world is facing.
Karnik, an associate professor in MIT’s Department...
News - 30 Jun 2016
Graphene, an allotrope of carbon, discovered more than a decade ago has led to myriad research that seeks to unlock its vast potential. Zeolites, commonly used microporous solid catalysts in the...
News - 24 May 2016
Researchers at Rice University have developed a graphene-based de-icer to provide dual purpose. The novel material continues to melt ice from wings and wires when it becomes too cold. However, if the...
News - 22 Mar 2016
Some metal oxides can increase capacity and optimize the cycling performance of lithium-ion batteries, according to material scientists at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). They produced...
News - 18 Jan 2016
An innovative method for fast and precise gene sequencing has been proposed by scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
The new simulated concept involves...
News - 6 Oct 2015
Single graphene sheets with small pores that mimic the selective ion channels found in the biological membranes, that surround living cells.
A Countless number of ion channels are found on the...
News - 25 Sep 2015
Graphene, a one-atom thick lattice of carbon atoms, has been the focus of intense research since its discovery more than a decade ago. Effectively two-dimensional, graphene has unique physical...