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Gray tin exhibits a novel electronic phase when its crystal structure is strained, making it one of the few examples of a topological Dirac semi-metal.

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A new self-healing, water-repellent, spray-on coating is hundreds of times more durable than its counterparts.

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Scientists have found a way to make graphene with fewer wrinkles, and to iron out those wrinkles that do still appear.

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A group of Canadian researchers have investigated the optimal design for lightweight armour, using 3D printing and mechanical testing.

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Gold nanoparticles have helped to reveal how to improve the light-harvesting abilities of a silver nanocatalytic material.

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A novel carbon nanotube-based electrocatalyst uses just one hundredth of the amount of platinum generally used in electrocatalysts.

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The thinnest, smoothest layer of silver ever made could find use in touchscreens, optical computing and metamaterial superlenses.

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For work exploring boron doped diamond as a pH and chlorine sensor for water safety.

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A new self-assembly technique using block copolymers can produce some of the narrowest wires yet for use on computer chips.

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