1 kg of this polymer could turn an Olympic pool to jelly

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pool-killing-jelloDutch researchers have developed a gel-forming polymer so effective that a kilogram of the stuff sprinkled across an Olympic sized swimming pool would turn the entire thing to jelly. All you have to do is add a little heat, which is sort of the opposite of what you normally do with gels.

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