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Scientists have used a laser to turn the surface of pine wood into a form of graphene, potentially offering a way to produce biodegradable electronics.

A novel light-activated material can chemically convert carbon dioxide into carbon monoxide without generating unwanted by-products.

Using a novel method, scientists have design a material that conducts electricity and emits white light when exposed to electricity.

Researchers have significantly increased the temperature at which carbon-based materials can act as superconductors.

Submissions are being accepted for the 2018 OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early-Career Researchers in Developing Countries.

Find out who will receive one of the 2016 Acta student awards.

Converting an organic polymer to carbon via heating offers a novel way to fix catalyst nanoparticles onto electrode surfaces.

Carbon nanofiber electrodes coated with a conductive polymer and bacteria can generate electricity while cleaning wastewater.

A novel membrane made from graphene can filter molecules from aqueous solutions up to 10 times faster than state-of-the-art membranes.

Scientists have shown how 3D selective laser sintering can be used to make fingertip-size blocks of graphene foam.

Materials manufacturer OCSiAl has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to build a plant for single wall carbon nanotubes.

A novel chemical process can deposit nanomaterials on graphene without changing the properties and arrangement of its carbon atoms.

Scientists have developed a novel form of glassy carbon that is a ultrastrong, lightweight, elastic and electrically conductive.

A combination of C60, graphene and hexagonal boron nitride has similar properties to silicon but better chemical stability, lightness and flexibility.

A new method based on a superconductor and a microwave resonator can characterize the electronic properties of graphene.

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Find out more about the collaboration between HardwareX and Materials and Design journals.

Graphene oxide can crosslink and reinforce rubber in a single easy step to improve mechanical properties.

An anode made of graphene and carbon nanotubes can prevent the formation of dendrites in lithium-metal batteries.

A material comprising titanium oxide molecules on a porous spherical surface can improve the efficiency of sulphur-based cathodes.

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