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      Researchers have created metallic water for the first time. Through a very careful experimental setup, the team grew a thin layer of a gold-colored metallic water on the outside of a droplet of liquid metal. It may be surprising for most people to find out that water is actually an insulator – at least when it’s perfectly pure. The stuff that comes out of the tap, however, is a well-known conductor of electricity, due to the salts and impurities it contains. But making pure water metallic, or conductive, has long been a scientific challenge. But now, a...

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