Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Graphene - coming to a human heart near you

Graphene, a carbon-based material discovered in 2010, is showing up in the world of biomedicine. 

  • "Eight years later, the jury is still out on whether graphene will be part of every smartphone and gadget of the future, but scientists are finding graphene to be an extremely powerful tool in the biomedical laboratory. In a study out this week in the journal Science Advances, scientists used graphene’s electrical properties to stimulate lab grown heart cells that could be used in patients after they’ve had a heart attack."

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