Jonathan Coleman

May. 16, 2014

Is Graphene the New 'Wonder' Material?

Graphene is stronger than steel and more conductive than copper—a look at the applications and limitations of this ‘wonder’ material.

graphene, biomedicine, technology, jonathan coleman, a.t. charlie johnson, james hone

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Tar Noir: Paleoforensics at the La Brea Tar Pits

\tThe La Brea Tar Pits are  world-renowned fossil sites for good reason—they're the mass graves of thousands of Ice Age creatures, each with a story to tell. Researchers at the nearby Page Museum clean the asphalt from the fossil remains, and using paleoforensics, recount the grim details of their deaths. In the process, clues emerge about what life was like in prehistoric Los Angeles.

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