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Now, Dr. Li and his team have discovered the key to maintaining the remarkable properties of separate graphene sheets: water. Keeping graphene moist – in gel form – provides repulsive forces between the sheets and prevents re-stacking, making it ready for real-world application.

“The technique is very simple and can easily be scaled up. When we discovered it, we thought it was unbelievable. We’re taking two basic, inexpensive materials – water and graphite – and making this new nanomaterial with amazing properties,†said Dr. Li.
http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-07-...y-storage.html

The title is a bit sensationalist, but still, a lot of promising research coming out of graphene lately! First news thread, if this is a repost let me know.
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This is the definition of a disruptive technology. Using this stuff for energy storage could revolutionize almost every aspect of modern life!
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when someone finds a graphene manufacturer I can invest in, let me know!
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WoW, amazing stuff!
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when someone finds a graphene manufacturer I can invest in, let me know!
THIS. I'm keeping my eye out!
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when someone finds a graphene manufacturer I can invest in, let me know!
Srsly.
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Wow cool stuff
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People need to think simpler. The Giraffe Test is a good example.
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This and Joule. Ready with my retirement investments lol.
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