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Sweden – lab accident creates ‘impossible’ nano material

Could accidental product be best solution yet for cleaning up toxic waste, dangerous chemicals and oil spills?

Uppsala University researchers have created an unprecedented material with record-breaking properties. And most remarkable of all, this new material — which was thought impossible to make for over a century — was the result of an accident in the lab. A research team led by Johan Goméz de la Torre made some slight changes to […]