Synopsis: Graphene Helps Catch Light Quanta

All of this works thanks to graphene’s unique band structure, which results in the material having a negligible electronic heat capacity.

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Bacteria-coated nanofiber electrodes digest pollutants

Carbon nanofibers coated with PEDOT in a scanning electron microscope image. Credit: Juan Guzman and Meryem Pehlivaner/Provided Cornell materials scientists and bioelectrochemical engineers may have created an innovative, cost-competitive electrode … Continue reading Bacteria-coated nanofiber electrodes digest pollutants

Researchers create very small sensor using ‘white graphene’

Credit: Delft University of Technology Researchers from TU Delft in The Netherlands, in collaboration with a team at the University of Cambridge (U.K.), have found a way to create and … Continue reading Researchers create very small sensor using ‘white graphene’

Apple said it will stop using material from mines in its iPhones — but it can’t do it yet (AAPL)

Apple has pledged to make iPhones out of entirely recycled materials in the future, although it’s not quite there yet. Vice News reported on Wednesday that Apple has publicly announced that it … Continue reading Apple said it will stop using material from mines in its iPhones — but it can’t do it yet (AAPL)

Apple just revealed how its iPhone-recycling robot ‘Liam’ works (AAPL)

One of Apple’s biggest launches last year wasn’t a new iPhone or Mac: It was Liam, a robot that takes apart iPhones so their components can be recycled. On Wednesday, … Continue reading Apple just revealed how its iPhone-recycling robot ‘Liam’ works (AAPL)