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Brazilian Spiders, Metamaterials, and Hummingbirds: NOVA Next Week in Review

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Two recent discoveries could finally make fast, efficient electronics based on wonder material graphene possible. NOVA Next contributor and AAAS Mass Media Fellow Anna Lieb

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This sheet of graphene was grown on copper and transferred using a polymer. The color is from copper and polymer that remained stuck to the graphene after the transfer.

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