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Video feature: Graphene holds promise as body armour

New research from Rice University suggests graphene could be used to make strong body armour and to protect spacecraft. Researchers tested a graphene sheet by firing ‘microbullets’ at it and found it stretched, created a conical deformation before breaking, suggesting the force had been distributed over a large area, dissipating much of the energy.

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