Is Hemp Better than Graphene?

August 13, 2014 2:43 PM

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Marijuana has recently been touted as a "miracle plant," potentially treating a host of nearly untreatable medical conditions in various ways. Surprisingly, there have even been studies and real-world examples of this success. However, now researchers are suggesting the plant can be used for more than just medicine, claiming that hemp-based fibers might just usher in the next age of electronics.

David Mitlin led a team of researchers in the hopes of making the next economic supercapacitor - an energy storage device with the huge potential to change how the next generation of electronics are powered.

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