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Carbon news, October 2016

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A catalyst comprising copper nanoparticles embedded in carbon spikes can convert carbon dioxide directly into ethanol.

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A novel simulation technique can predict the defects in 2D materials caused by bombardment with noble gas ions.

For the first time, researchers have developed a supercapacitor that employs a conductive metal-organic framework rather than carbon.

Materials award for Editor-in-chief of Composites Science and Technology

Engineers have shown that fungi cultivated in brewery wastewater can be converted into electrodes for lithium-ion batteries.

When grown on silver, the 2D material known as borophene naturally forms corrugations, potentially making it suitable for use in stretchable electronics.

nerve fiber-carbon nanotube mesh hybrid scaffold material helps cells to reconnect separated segments of spinal tissue

Reinforcing graphene nanoadditives increase strength of composites.

Self-assembly process produces three dimension graphene shapes in a reliable manner.

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Scientists have placed a layer of graphene on top of a fatty lipid monolayer, as a first step towards surrounding graphene with a shell of lipids.

The International Conference on Diamond and Carbon Materials (ICDCM) “Young Scholar Award” winners have been announced.

Scientists have used a range of modern materials, including carbon nanotubes, to create ultra-strong, powerful, shape-shifting yarns.

Scientists have precisely simulated how a thin layer of water can reduce the transfer of heat between graphene and a cell membrane.

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