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Researchers are finding new uses for diamonds in the lab. Image credit: Shutterstock/ Baloncici
Researchers are finding new uses for diamonds in the lab. Image credit: Shutterstock/ Baloncici

Detecting diseases, removing CO2 from chemicals and uncovering the composition of the earth’s core: diamonds have many more uses than just decorating our hands. This January, Horizon talks to the researchers who are unearthing new ways of using one of nature’s most treasured materials.