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August 1, 2014 by

Materials set to shape the future of 3D printing

The future of the burgeoning 3D printing industry looks set to be a battle of materials and data, as the industry's emerging players work to create technology with the potential to change the face of the world's manufacturing industry.

January 27, 2012 by

New graphene property may please vodka fans

Graphene, the 21st century's most promising new material, has acquired yet another entry in its burgeoning CV.A team led by graphene co-discoverer Professor Sir Andrew Geim at the University of Manchester has demonstrated that thin films of graphene oxide are impermeable to most gases and liquids, but extremely permeable to water.

June 8, 2011 by

How to make graphene

Sellotape and sugar rub shoulders with high-temperature furnaces and low-pressure chambers in a rush to produce graphene, which aims to be the 21st century's successor to silicon

October 6, 2010 by

Graphene researchers scoop Physics Nobel

Two physicists from the University of Manchester are to share the Nobel Prize for their work on wonder-material graphene.Dr Andrei Geim and Dr Konstantin Novoselov scooped the prize -€“ thought to be worth close to a £1m -€“ for "groundbreaking experiments regarding the two-dimensional material graphene".

October 20, 2003 by

Nanotubes: The stuff of dreams

They are stronger than steel and as flexible as plastic, conduct energy amazingly well and can be made from unexotic raw materials. But can nanotubes live up to their promise?


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