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Graphene a 21st Century Wonder Discovery

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January 22, 2014
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Researchers at Britain's University of Manchester believe their work on graphene, a material they call 'the wonder material of the 21st Century', will change the way we live. Graphene is 200 times stronger than steel but extremely lightweight and can conduct heat and electricity more efficiently than any other comparable material. Ivor Bennett reports.


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