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July 21st, 2004

Washing no longer dirty work

Abstract:
Reminiscent of scenes from the 1951 film "The Man in the White Suit," in which Sir Alec Guinness plays a scientist who invents a fabric that never needs cleaning, the scientists have developed a textile that cleans itself. Materials scientist Dr. Walid A. Daoud and textile scientist Dr. John Xin, both from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), used nanotechnology -- whereby the tiniest particles available to man are used -- to come up with the concept. (more on earlier article)

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