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January 24th, 2006

Polymer coats protect fabrics at nano levels

Abstract:
Imagine sitting in a restaurant booth, squeezing some ketchup onto the french fries just delivered to your table. Somehow, the ketchup bottle goes "splat" and sends condiment flying onto your new, white cotton shirt. Instead of flying into a rage over your ruined shirt, you remain calm, reach for a napkin and wipe the ketchup off. There's no stain, and the shirt is barely wet. Technology developed by a University of Oklahoma chemistry professor could make it happen. Call it water-repellent, stain resistant "nano-cotton."

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