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October 4, 2017

LEGOs 'n Play-Doh

Play-Doh and LEGOs are among the most popular childhood building blocks. But what could you use if you wanted to create something really small -- a structure less than the width of a human hair? It turns out, a team of New York University chemists has found, this can be achieved by creating particles that have traits like LEGOs and Play-Doh.

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