Scientists Say: Graphene
This ultra-thin carbon layer is super strong and conducts electricity
Graphene (noun, “GRA-feen”)
This is a sheet of carbon atoms that is only one atom thick. Graphene is so thin that 25,000 sheets of it stacked on each other are only as thick as a piece of paper. But graphene is incredibly strong — 200 times stronger than steel. It can also conduct electricity. Graphene can be used to make ultra-thin parts for computers, cell phones and more.
In a sentence
Graphene is an important part of a type of artificial skin that can “feel” heat and texture.
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