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IPFS News Link • Building and Construction Materials

Revolutionary material stronger than steel yet as light as plastic developed by MIT scientists

• Study Finds

The easily manufactured substance – up to six times more difficult to break than bulletproof glass – is the result of an engineering feat previously thought to be impossible. It is a two-dimensional polymer that self-assembles into sheets, unlike all other polymers, which form one-dimensional, spaghetti-like chains.