US researchers have created an apparently sustainable alternative to traditional concrete using coal fly ash, a pernicious waste product of coal-based electricity generation.
In 2010, the Nobel Prize in Physics went to the discoverers of graphene, Professors Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov of Manchester University in the UK.
Oil spill responders have a new weapon in the fight to clean up hydrocarbon spills - graphene.
Amec Foster Wheeler has been appointed as the preferred engineering partner by Applied Graphene Materials. The contract involves the FEED (pre-Front End Engineering Design) contract for provision of engineering support. Earlier this month Amec Foster Wheeler said it planned to make cost savings of $180million by 2017.
A revolutionary new electric supercar - powered by wonder material graphene and do 0-60 in 2.2seconds - is being developed by engineers in the United States.