Tag: gels

Watch This: Super-Strong New Gel is Also Super-Stretchy

By Ashley P. Taylor | September 7, 2012 2:35 pm

The gel doing an impersonation of a trampoline in the video above is a new synthetic material from Harvard engineers, a substance that stretches to more than 20 times its length and can withstand more force than human cartilage, the resilient tissue that cushions our joints.

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