Graphene can be produced by sugar

I once wrote that aerogel – a great insulating material, 37 times more insulating that fiberglass – can be made of rice husks, a common byproduct of the most eaten cereal in the world.

Now it seems that graphene – a highly conductible and resistant material that could literally revolutionize electronics and computers – can be made of common sugar.

Knowing how computers progressed for the last ten years, one can wonder what this will lead to. To read more on these fantastic news, please refer to the full article on Cleantechnica.


Edouard is a sustainability and energy professional committed to bringing our societies to a carbon neutral future. He has been writing on related topics on this very blog since 2007.

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