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Graphene not all good


April 28, 2014

Jacob Lanphere holds a sample of graphene oxide In a first-of-its-kind study of how a material some think could transform the electronics industry moves in water, researchers at the University of California, Riverside, Bourns College of Engineering found graphene oxide nanoparticles are very mobile in lakes or streams and therefore likely to cause negative environmental impacts if released. Full Story

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