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January 17th, 2007

Feeling their way to the future

Developing mass-produced robust fabrics to make the wearable technology is difficult. Large chemical and IT companies and bodies including the CSIRO are involved in high-end research and development using nanoparticles and nanotubes (carbon tubes about 10,000 times thinner than a human hair).


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