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A velvet worm, Euperipatoides rowelli, shooting its sticky slime, dubbed “silly string of death.” The slime’s remarkable properties could inspire new sustainable plastics and adhesives.

Cracking the Chemical Code of the "Silly String of Death"

MagLab analysis provides new insight about the molecular composition of velvet worm slime, which has long fascinated scientists because of its remarkable qualities.

The tunnel of the Large Hadron Collider during work in 2019.

How MagLab is Helping to Upgrade the World’s Largest Particle Accelerator

A team of MagLab scientists has been working on the superconducting wires for new electromagnets that will improve physics research at the Large Hadron Collider.

Graphic rendering of the marvel material twisted bilayer graphene, a honeycomb lattice of carbon, just two atoms thick.

Amplified Impact: New insight on how small strain affects twisted bilayer graphene

Researchers now have a better understanding of how even a slight tug changes the marvel material.

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MagLab in the News

Does Barbie’s pink look fake? It may be Earth’s oldest organic color.

Source: Washington Post | Published: July 25, 2023

Studies confirm the theory of superfluid helium

Source: Tech Explorist | Published: July 18, 2023

FAMU-FSU researchers confirm theory for superfluid helium

Source: News Wise | Published: July 17, 2023

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Read stories about how scientists are learning more about living structures and investigating diseases with the world’s strongest MRI magnet and the most powerful magnet used for Nuclear Magnetic Resonance.

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Read articles about the new materials scientists are using magnets to understand that will enable faster, smaller, smarter and stronger high-tech products of the future, including quantum devices.

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Read stories of scientists who are working to protect the planet with the help of complex chemical analysis performed on powerful magnets to understand the make-up of dissolved organic matter, PFAS chemicals, petroleum and more.

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Seeking the most powerful magnetic fields on Earth, scientists and engineers from across the world come to the MagLab to explore promising new materials, solve energy challenges, protect the environment and advance our understanding of living things.

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