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Contact: Caroline Perry
cperry@seas.harvard.edu
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Harvard University

Intact Stretch

Caption: The researchers pinned both ends of the new gel in clamps and stretched it to 21 times its initial length before it broke.

Credit: Photo courtesy of Jeong-Yun Sun

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