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Graphene

Once hyped as a miracle material, it’s finally finding its way into everything from Prada jackets to Ford Mustangs

By now you’ve probably heard of the coming graphene revolution. Perhaps it was in 2004, when a team of scientists at the University of Manchester announced they’d isolated a carbon-based supermaterial just one atom thick but more than 160 times stronger than steel. It could pass electrical signals 250 times faster than silicon and conduct heat 10 times more efficiently than copper. Or maybe you heard about it in 2010, when the same team won a Nobel Prize

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