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November 15th, 2006

Scientist drill world's smallest hole

Scientists from Cardiff university have drilled the world's smallest hole - half the width of the human hair.

The MEC scientists are now attempting to beat their own record using new nanotechnology equipment. These include a Focussed Ion Beams which can create holes of 100 nanometers ( 0.0001 mm), or about 1/800th the width of a human hair


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