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PostPosted: Fri Aug 21, 2015 9:18 pm 
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So long, stars of football. The scientists are coming to Cheshire!!

the Graphene Centre opens in Manchester University soon, attracting the best scientist in the world.

It is estimated Manchester will become the tech centre in Europe within 10yrs.


uses for graphene
• Used as a thin, flexible material it can produce electricity as efficiently as conventional solar panels
• To make paint more resilient.
• Used as a thin, flexible material it can produce electricity as efficiently as conventional solar panels
• To make paint more resilient.
• When used on brick or stonework, it could prevent water damage
• Smart windows, coated with graphene, restrict the entry of light like a built-in dimmer switch
• Unbreakable touch screens for computers, which could also become faster and smaller. Ditto smart phones
• Graphene-coated batteries with a significantly higher capacity
• Long-lasting lightbulbs
• Super-strong, super-light furniture
• Hermetically sealed packaging that could extend the shelf-life of food
• Light, almost unbreakable sports gear, from tennis rackets to skis.
• A single touch-activated smart card allowing access to all your individual credit cards. Just don’t lose it.

source -The Times- http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/life/prop ... 532876.ece
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