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Spikes of graphene slice bacteria apart, but leave the far larger human cells undamaged, the study shows. Illustration: Yen Strandqvist/Chalmers University of Technology

Graphene spikes can kill bacteria on implants

Surgical implants, for example, hip and knee substitutions or dental implants involves a major risk of bacterial disease. In the direct outcome, this can...
Anja Lund with a piece of the electric textile in the shoulder strap of a bag (the lighter-coloured part). To the right: a LED that flashes because electricity is generated when the textile is stretched.

Electric textile lights a lamp when stretched

Researchers at the Chalmers University of Technology have developed a fabric that converts kinetic energy into electric power, in cooperation with the Swedish School...

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