Originally posted by Andrew Hamilton
I found this on the net:
“...[b]First Plastic Magnet with Commercial Potential
Scientists have recently created the world's first plastic magnet that could have practical applications. Unlike other researchers who have developed plastic magnets that could only function at e ld this be made with more research. Can anyone have better luck finding some links about this?[/b]
I found this, a few years old so don't know the newer work, it apparently is just strong enough to lift iron filings, at least back in '04.
Here is the chem dept at Durham: