The team from the Chinese Academy of Sciences conducted the “world’s smallest work of origami” with a sheet of graphene. Photo: Handout

‘Atomic origami’: Chinese scientists master the art of folding graphene

  • Researchers bend super-thin sheet using a single electrically charged atom in breakthrough that could eventually pave the way for powerful new computer processors
  • Success follows decades of fruitless attempts by scientists around the world
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The team from the Chinese Academy of Sciences conducted the “world’s smallest work of origami” with a sheet of graphene. Photo: Handout
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Drops of the liquid solution are applied to a human tooth. Photo: Zhejiang University

Chinese scientists ‘make first perfect replica’ of tooth enamel

  • New material is almost identical in structure to human enamel, which does not regenerate itself
  • Crystal-like mineral can grow on teeth and last permanently, researchers say
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Drops of the liquid solution are applied to a human tooth. Photo: Zhejiang University
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