DailyDirt: Cool Graphene Tricks

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Carbon is an incredible element. It comes in the form of diamond, but it also forms other allotropes such as nanofoam, carbyne chains, buckyballs and chaoite. Carbon also make graphene, and that's a material that could have a lot of potential, if we can figure out how to make large quantities of it economically. Here are just a few properties of graphene. If you'd like to read more awesome and interesting stuff, check out this unrelated (but not entirely random!) Techdirt post via StumbleUpon.

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    eaving (profile), Jul 1st, 2014 @ 5:21pm

    Graphene as Water Filter

    You forgot to include one of the most potentially beneficial features of graphene yet if things go to plan. Quick and cheap water desalination.

    http://arstechnica.com/science/2012/01/size-matters-when-things-are-just-right-water-fl ows-freely/

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    Michael Ho (profile), Jul 1st, 2014 @ 6:47pm

    Re: Graphene as Water Filter

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    eaving (profile), Jul 1st, 2014 @ 6:50pm

    Fair enough, was on vacation and thought I had gone back to the articles I'd missed that week.

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