Title Trainers developed with graphene soles in Manchester Media name/outlet BBC News Online Media type Web Country/Territory United Kingdom Date 6/12/17 Description Trainers made with graphene have been unveiled at the University of Manchester.
Sportswear brand Inov-8 has designed the running shoes with scientists at the National Graphene Institute.
Tests have shown graphene makes rubber outsoles stronger and provides "long-lasting grip", researchers said.
Graphene, which has been hailed as a wonder material, is tougher than a diamond but also stretchable like rubber.
URL www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-manchester-42241152 Persons Aravind Vijayaraghavan, Andre Geim, Konstantin Novoselov Title Graphene to be used on the soles of running and fitness shoes Media name/outlet Manchester Evening News Media type Web Country/Territory United Kingdom Date 6/12/17 Description Wonder material graphene is being put to a new use - on the soles of bespoke running and fitness shoes.
A sportswear brand has teamed up with the University of Manchester to become the first-ever company to incorporate graphene into sports footwear.
URL www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/graphene-used-soles-running-fitness-13998061#ICID=nsm Persons Aravind Vijayaraghavan Title The world's toughest shoes? Scientists develop £150 footwear with a sole made of 'miracle material' graphene that lasts twice as long as normal trainers Media name/outlet Mail Online Media type Web Country/Territory United Kingdom Date 6/12/17 Description If you are a regular jogger, it's a pain in the pocket to have to keep replacing worn-out trainers.
Now 'miracle material' graphene, the thinnest material in the world and 200 times stronger than steel, can help joggers pound the pavements for longer.
It is said to last 50 per cent longer than rubber-soled shoes, which tend to hold up for 300 miles, or roughly two to three months, before needing to be replaced.
URL www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-5152307/The-worlds-toughest-shoes-graphene-sole.html Persons Aravind Vijayaraghavan
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