Garden-variety graphene gets to work as a slow-release fertilizer

Another day, another new use for graphene. This two-dimensional form of carbon is strong, flexible and a great conductor of heat and electricity, and as such it’s beginning to show up in everything from batteries to bike tires, and dental fillings to cancer treatments. Now the overachieving wonder material has been put to work in the garden, as Australian researchers have used it as an effective slow-release carrier for fertilizer…
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University of Adelaide

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