Scientists Turned An Everyday Cooking Oil Into A Material 200 Times Stronger Than Steel

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 01.02.2017 | UK Tech

Just an atom thick, graphene really is a miracle material. It’s 200 times stronger than steel and a better conductor of electricity than copper. So ...

Why Britain Can Lead The Fourth Industrial Revolution

Alan Mak | Posted 13.09.2016 | UK Politics
Alan Mak

As a new revolution accelerates, we can be confident that if we follow the lessons of history and have the support of government, Britain has the entrepreneurial spirit and talent to master the Fourth Industrial Revolution in the same way we mastered the first.

This Breakthrough Graphene Battery Takes Just 15 Minutes To Recharge

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 14.07.2016 | UK Tech

The “low battery” warning is one of the great bugbears of the smartphone generation. But it won’t be for much longer if a Chinese battery manufa...

Reddit's Predictions Of The Future Aren't As Outlandish As You'd Expect

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 31.08.2015 | UK Tech

Reddit users have made their predictions for the future, and they're not as outlandish as you might expect. Logical suggestions for future computer...

Scientists Are Actually Creating Super-Spiders By Spraying Them With Graphene

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 06.05.2015 | UK Tech

Scientists at the University of Trento, Italy have created some of the world's first 'super spiders' by coating them in nanotubes. Invoking ideas f...

Ten Things You Need to Know Before You Use a Condom

Suzi Godson | Posted 26.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Suzi Godson

Although men frequently complain about decreased sensitivity with condoms, a 2013 study found no difference in satisfaction ratings between men who wore condoms and those who didn't. The study, which was published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine, also found no significant differences in men's ability to have erections with, or without, condoms.

With the UK Top for Science and Technology, it's Time to Close the Innovation Gap

Adam Afriyie | Posted 07.09.2014 | UK Politics
Adam Afriyie

We must make sure that we take economic advantage of our discoveries, translating them into new businesses, jobs and economic growth... To keep Britain at the forefront of the international competitiveness league tables, science and technology must remain a backbone of British industry.

Scientists Create New Super-Material For Phones

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK Tech

Whilst the iPhone 5s and Samsung Galaxy S5 are both considered state-of-the-art that hasn't stopped scientists looking at ways to make the next genera...

Samsung Graphene Breakthrough Could Lead To New Generation Of Tech

Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.04.2014 | UK Tech

Samsung has unveiled a breakthrough in the commercial production of graphene, a futuristic material which could make possible dramatic advances in con...

These Cool Strips Are The Post-It Note Of The Future

Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Tech

The humble sticky note may be getting a hi-tech revamp. An theoretical concept has reimagined the ubiquitous yellow sheets of paper as a replacemen...

LOOK: World's Thinnest Glass Is Just Two Atoms Thick

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 12.09.2013 | UK Tech

A material initially thought to just be "muck" is in fact the the world's thinnest sheet of glass. Scientists at Cornell University and Germany’s...

This Is The World's Smallest Painting...

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK Tech

In a feat of technical genius sure to have pleased even Leonardo da Vinci himself, scientists have created the smallest painting ever - a Mona Lisa a ...

Miracle Atom-Thick Powder Can Soak Up 33 Times Its Weight In Pollutants

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 01.07.2013 | UK Tech

The futuristic material graphene is often cited as a solution for, well, virtually everything -- from higher density batteries to solar cells and 'ult...

This Is The World's New Lightest Material

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 26.05.2013 | UK Tech

The world has a new lightest solid material. Graphene aerogel weighs just 0.16 milligrams per cubic centimetre, making it just twice as dense as hy...

Aerographite: World's Lightest Material Is 99.99% Air

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 11.09.2012 | UK Tech

Researchers have made a material which is so light it's 99.99% air. Aerographite takes the title of 'lightest material in the world' away from the ...

Sir Konstantin Novoselov, Graphene Discoverer To Be Knighted

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.07.2012 | UK Tech

Sir Konstantin Novoselov, the scientist who discovered the "wonder material" graphene with colleague Sir Andre Geim, will be knighted today. The No...

Sir Andre Geim, Graphene Discoverer, To Receive Knighthood

PA | Posted 03.07.2012 | UK Tech

Sir Andre Geim, the scientist who discovered the "wonder material" graphene with a colleague, will be knighted by the Prince of Wales today. The No...

Super-material Graphene's Amazing New Power

PA | Melanie Hick | Posted 27.03.2012 | UK Tech

A mysterious new property of graphene has been discovered by one of the British Nobel Prize-winning scientists who first created the "wonder material"...

Battery Breakthrough Could See Devices Last 'Ten Times As Long'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 14.01.2012 | UK Tech

A team of researchers has unveiled an improved lithium ion battery that they claim holds 10 times as much energy - and charges ten times as fast. T...

In a Future of 3D Printing and Graphene, Nothing and No-One Will Be Safe From Becoming Outdated

John Fleming | Posted 18.12.2011 | UK Tech
John Fleming

Nothing is safe from the future. You know you have lived too long when you see entire technologies come and go. I realised that when the fax machine...

Internet Could Run Ten Times Faster With Graphene

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 30.10.2011 | UK

Internet connections could run ten times faster than current speeds, according to research published in the journal Nature Communication. Universi...