Why graphene hasn’t taken over the world— yet.

Graphene | Source

Graphene’s an awesome material, to say the least. It’s literally 200 times stronger than steel and lighter than paper. Its atoms are also so tightly bond, hydrogen would take about a billion years to penetrate graphene. These factors along with its highly conductive features give graphene the potential to be…

How graphene can be used in water filtration

If you’ve heard of graphene and its properties (if you haven’t, check out my article on it!), you should know of its amazing thermal properties, flexibility, and how lightweight it is. This allows graphene to be used for many conductivity-related things, such as batteries, solar panels, and even smartphones. …

The process & explanation of making a 3-D model of a graphene vibration energy harvester

Have you ever had your laptop run out of battery while away from your house, or had your phone run out of battery while at your house and have to wait what seems like eons for it to finish charging?

Trust me, I have too, and I know how boring…

How the lead in our pencils could power the next generation of tech

A piece of graphite used to make graphene

Since the 1960s, silicon has been widely used in a variety of tech. Its versatile electrical and thermal properties make it ideal for use in common technologies like phones, computers, and digital watches. The material can be found all around us. …

How the natural enemy of bacteria can change how bacterial infections are treated

A 3-D model of bacteriophages on bacteria

For decades, antibiotics have been used for our medical needs, being used to treat things from the common cold to types of pneumonia. But with such common use of antibiotics, bacteria are developing an immunity to antibiotics, making some bacterial infections extremely difficult to treat. …

Soliana Fikru

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