Well at least they're claiming it's a human hair, but it looks more like cat fur if you ask me. Just kidding, totally a pube.
Created by the nerds -- excuse me, experts -- at the University of Nottingham's Nanotechnology and Nanoscience Centre, the hair was etched using focused ion beams. How tiny is it? So tiny that it could be copied onto a post-it note well over a million times with room to spare.
Don't get me wrong, that's impressive and all, but who needs the periodic table printed on their hair? I mean fingernail sure, that's just being practical.
Hit the jump for some nutty batshit-crazy professor getting all exited about the periodic pube because they made it for his birthday.
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