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Nov 6 2008   8:45PM GMT

Video: Buckypaper

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

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Buckypaper is made of tube-shaped carbon molecules (carbon nanotubes) that are 50,000 times thinner than a human hair. The Florida Advanced Center for Composite Technologies (FAC2T) at Florida A&M University is working on developing real world applications for the material.

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