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Move over diamonds – Boron is here!

September 9, 2009 Leave a comment Go to comments

A diamond will always be a woman’s best friend but the gemstone may no longer be the world’s hardest material, according to scientists.

Phillip Ball of Newscientist reports that the scientists are working ‘hard’ on Boron to create a compound that will be harder to scratch and indent than diamond itself!

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