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US engineers unveil world's 'lightest material'
A team of engineers and researchers have made claims to have made the world's lightest material. 

From the laboratories of the University of California, the material is made out of miniscule hollow metallic tubes arranged into a diagonal criss-cross pattern, leaving no wasted space and not compromising weight, while also maximizing energy absorption.  All of this adds up to what the researchers call a material that is 100 times lighter than styrofoam: having a density of 0.9 milligrams per cubic centimetre.

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