Here’s What Kevlar and Your Smartphone Have in Common

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You might not believe it, but the same chemistry that brought us bulletproof vests and modern sailing sails also gave us the technology to build your smart phone. But that doesn’t mean these chemists were thinking about these applications when they made their breakthroughs.

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