University of Manchester scientists have used graphene to target and neutralise cancer stem cells while not harming other cells.
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This is a blog by Dr Cinzia Casiraghi, a Reader in Graphene and Carbon Nanostructures at The University of Manchester. She is also the Chairperson of Graphene Week 2015 and was the recent recipient of the Marlow Award.
Visit our transformed art gallery from 14 February – and find out more via a number of BBC features.
Semi-transparent, flexible electronics are no longer just science-fiction thanks to graphene’s unique properties, University of Manchester researchers have found.
James Baker, Business Director for Graphene@Manchester writes about the forthcoming Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre following a recent visit to leading UK materials manufacturing facilities.
The University of Manchester’s place as one of the UK’s top research universities is confirmed in the results of the independent Research Excellence Framework (REF) published today (Thursday, 18 December 2014).
Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne paid a visit to the National Graphene Institute (NGI), as further details emerged about the new £235m Sir Henry Royce Advanced Materials Institute based at The University of Manchester.
Two more companies have finalised collaborative partnerships with The University of Manchester to work on graphene applications of the future.
Graphene, impermeable to all gases and liquids, can easily allow protons to pass through it, University of Manchester researchers have found.
The University of Manchester’s £61m National Graphene Institute will open its doors to some of the world’s leading companies next year to discuss the commercialisation of graphene applications.
The University of Manchester and National Physical Laboratory collaborate to speed up application of world’s thinnest material
The groundbreaking Science paper that laid out foundations of graphene research is one of the most cited publications of all time.
Royal Society Research Professorships have been awarded to two world-class scientists including Nobel-prize-winning physicist Professor Sir Konstantin Novoselov FRS.
Oxford Road will be turned into a giant laboratory this weekend as spectacular science takes over Manchester!
The University of Manchester is hosting a number of events inside and outside Manchester Central at this year’s Labour Party Conference.
Two University of Manchester graphene and 2D materials scientists have been awarded Royal Society Research Fellowships.
When two sheets of graphene are stacked in a special way, it is possible to cool down the graphene with a laser instead of heating it up, University of Manchester researchers have shown.
Electrons that break the rules and move perpendicular to the applied electric field could be the key to delivering next generation, low-energy computers, a collaboration of scientists from The University of Manchester and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have found.
A thin layer of graphene paint can make impermeable and chemically resistant coatings which could be used for packaging to keep food fresh for longer and protect metal structures against corrosion, new findings from The University of Manchester show.
Funding provided by the UK Research Partnership Investment Fund, the Technology Strategy Board and Masdar, an Abu Dhabi-based clean technology and renewable energy company
Sandwiching layers of graphene with white graphene could produce designer materials capable of creating high-frequency electronic devices, University of Manchester scientists have found.
A University of Manchester graphene scientist has won a prestigious award for his business proposal to set up a standards service for the one-atom thick material.
Morgan Advanced Materials has announced a new joint development agreement with The University of Manchester, aimed at scaling up a new process for manufacturing graphene.
Graphene could enable new kind of photonics-based chemical sensors and photo-detectors, University of Manchester researchers have shown.
The University of Manchester has been announced as the host of Graphene Week 2015 – a key international conference for scientists studying the wonder substance graphene.
Manchester has been officially named the European City of Science at a ceremony held today (Thursday) in Copenhagen, Denmark.
The University of Manchester is this week hosting some of the world’s largest companies working on graphene applications of the future.
Combining black and white graphene can change the electronic properties of the one-atom thick materials, University of Manchester researchers have found.
Graphene – the world’s thinnest material isolated at The University of Manchester – could make batteries light, durable and suitable for high capacity energy storage from renewable generation.
This is a blog by James Baker, Business Director for Graphene@Manchester. As the government announces further support for the UK’s emerging graphene industry, James Baker from the National Graphene Institute says the emerging concept of a ‘graphene city’ can be a UK model for commercialising new scientific discoveries.
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