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15 Ways that Graphene Could Change Everything

Everybody’s talking about graphene.

It’s been just over a decade since researchers first extracted the “wonder material” from graphite. Stronger than diamond or steel, flexible, and extremely conductive, the capabilities of graphene seem limitless.

The latest discovery found graphene can be used to detect cancer cells. The material’s atomic core responds differently depending whether it is in contact with a cancer or non-cancer cell. It’s not in practical use yet, but all the tests look promising.

Our cellphones will also be revolutionized by the material, meaning the creation of genuinely flexible mobiles. Researchers are even looking into the idea of using graphene to make our cellphones solar-powered – good for the environment, and for lengthening battery life!

Mind blown? You’ll want to check out our new infographic, which gathers some of the most impressive facts and ideas about graphene and looks forward to how we might use it in the future.

Graphene is going to become a big part of our lives. Stay on top of the developments, and prepare to be wowed by the wonder material’s apparently infinite uses.

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