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Rice University

Fiber Lamp

Caption: This light bulb is powered and held in place by two thin strands of carbon nanotube fibers that look and feel like textile thread. The nanotube fibers conduct heat and electricity as well as metal wires but are stronger and more flexible.

Credit: Jeff Fitlow/Rice University

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