Carbon nanotubes do it all, don't they? To date they've strengthened other materials, solved crimes in the Mystery Mobile and can claim they've taken part in creating the world's lightest material. Well, at least two of those are true anyway.
The World Cup's just around the corner, and that means the shoe companies are now battling over who's stuff is more innovative. In a feat of high-tech engineering, Adidas has made the lightest soccer shoe ever.