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Carbyne Is Twice as Strong as Carbon Nanotubes

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In the ongoing search for the world’s strongest materials, Rice University reseachers may have found the discovery of the century in what is being called carbyne. It’s a monodimensional chain of carbon atoms that is reportedly twice as strong as the already very strong carbon nanotubes and it has three times the stiffness of a diamond. Interesting enough, all of ...

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How About Futuristic Teeth With Wireless Decay Sensors?

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Princeton University researcher Michael McAlpine has developed a technique wherein a graphene sensor can be attached to a human tooth, detecting bacteria in the area and sending that single to a wireless receiver.

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