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Researchers make 'electric cloth'

1 June 2012 Last updated at 19:37 BST

A fabric which is a good conductor of electricity but so thin it is invisible to the naked eye, has been made by scientists in Devon.

Researchers at the University of Exeter used a layer of carbon atoms to make the GraphExeter.

It is hoped GraphExeter will be used for future touch-screen technology as well as for mirrors and fabrics if scientists manage to create a spray-on version.