Samsung and Apple are in a race to patent devices as thin as a single atom, says Bloomberg.

The material they’re using is called graphene: it’s a thin, foldable, cellophane-like substance that can transmit electricity, making it useful for touchscreen and wearable technologies.

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The wearable technology market is predicted to increase 14-fold in five years, says Bloomberg.

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