Scientists create ultra-thin ‘diamond nanothreads,’ world’s strongest material

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Diamond nanothread visualization

Scientists have discovered how to produce ultra-thin “diamond nanothreads” that promise extraordinary properties, including strength and stiffness greater than that of today’s strongest nanotubes and polymers.

 

 

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Scientists Create ‘Diamonds’ from Tequila

 Scientists Create ‘Diamonds’ from Tequila

If you drink enough tequila, this is what you’ll turn into

Researchers have discovered a new way to make a type of synthetic diamond – from tequila.

Researchers at the University of Nueva Leon near Monterrey in Mexico found that when the Mexican spirit is heated under pressure, it produces diamond structures, which are able to conduct electricity. The crystals, used to make diamond film, have previously been made from a number of different chemicals, often including nitrogen.

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Wear Your Dearly Departed Pet as a Diamond Ring

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Ashes to ashes… to diamond!

Our beloved pets… they provide us with warmth, companionship and unconditional love every day of their lives. When they inevitably pass on to their final reward, the hurt can be inconsolable. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could keep your dearly departed dog or cat with you… close to your heart and not just IN it?
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