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GMG to support Queensland University of Technology pilot for piezo-supercapacitors for self-powered medical implants

Graphene Manufacturing Group (GMG) has formalized its support to Queensland University of Technology – Centre for Biomedical Technologies (“CBT”) for the development of Piezo-Supercapacitors for Self-Powered Medical Implants through a pilot project agreement. The Agreement details GMG’s contribution of...

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Researchers experiment with LIG to create improved wearable health devices

A Penn State-led international research team (led by Professor Huanyu “Larry” Cheng at Penn State) recently published two studies that could boost research and development of future motion detection, tactile sensing and health monitoring devices.There are various substances that...

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How concerned should we be about graphene’s toxicity?

The potential toxicity of graphene and graphene oxide has been on people's minds lately. This is an area that has always received some attention, but recently there have been rumors and wild speculations about the adoption of graphene oxide...

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Chalmers team develops a graphene-based material that kills bacteria on implants

Researchers at Chalmers University have developed a new method to prevent infections relating to medical implants, by covering a graphene-based material with bactericidal molecules. “Through our research, we have succeeded in binding water-insoluble antibacterial molecules to the graphene, and...

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Graphene assists researchers to develop a prototype for an artificial neuron

A team of researchers from CNRS and the Ecole Normale Supérieure in France developed a prototype of an artificial neuron. Their system uses ions to carry information, and relies on a thin layer of water transporting ions within long...

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Health Canada decides Shandong’s graphene face masks pose no health risk, still does not permit the sale of other graphene masks

Health Canada recently decided that the sale of certain graphene-enhanced face masks that were considered a hazard due to their graphene content can resume, after the agency assessed the masks and found "no health risks of concern."Health Canada issued...

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Directa Plus says new research supports the use of its graphene nano-materials in COVID face masks

Directa Plus recently stated that a research paper has been published in the journal iScience, supporting the use of its ‘functionalized’ graphene as an antimicrobial material in face masks.The peer-reviewed paper said the company's G+ nanomaterials and those from...

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Haydale and ProMake sign collaboration agreement

Haydale has announced that further to a memorandum of understanding signed on 11 November 2020, it has now signed a Collaboration Agreement with ProMake Limited with respect to the fulfilment of Promake's commitments under the Public Health England ("PHE")...

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Merck and Inbrain Neuroelectronics collaborate on graphene-based bioelectronic therapy technology

Major pharma company Merck has announced a collaboration agreement with Innervia Bioelectronics, a start-up and subsidiary of Inbrain Neuroelectronics S.L., Barcelona, Spain. The aim of the collaboration is to co-develop the next generation of graphene-based bioelectronic vagus nerve therapies...

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Nanomatrix Materials launches graphene-based AC filters for protection against airborne virus, bacteria and other harmful materials

India-based startup Nanomatrix Materials has introduced a new product range of G1 AC Filters for air conditioners, that uses graphene-silver nanotechnology to purify in-room air and sterilize 99% of airborne microbes. The system also, according to the Company, filtrates...

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