Scientists cook up material, #Graphene, 200 times stronger than steel out of soybean oil

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To produce the #Graphene, soybean oil is heated in a tube furnace for about 30 minutes where it decomposes into #Carbon building blocks on a foil made of #Nickel.

It is then rapidly cooled and diffuses on the surface of the foil into a thin rectangle of graphene film, about five centimetres by two centimetres and one nanometre thick (about 80,000 times thinner than a human hair).

Read more at: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-01-31/scientists-cook-up-super-strong-graphene-out-of-soybean-oil/8223686

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