CAR 1 (IMAGE) Rice University Caption Rice University graduate student Kevin Wyss holds a vial of graphene and samples of the graphene-reinforced polyurethane made by the Ford Motor Company. Ford collaborated with a Rice lab to recycle plastic from end-of-life vehicles into graphene through flash Joule heating, then used that graphene in new foam. Credit Jeff Fitlow/Rice University Usage Restrictions None License Original content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.