John Badding, professor of chemistry at Penn State, talks about his research.

John Badding, professor of chemistry at Penn State, talks about his research.

John Badding, professor of chemistry at Penn State, leads a research team that has discovered how to produce super-strong, super-thin "diamond nanothreads" that promise extraordinary properties such as strength and stiffness higher than that of carbon nanotubes or conventional high-strength polymers.

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