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November 23rd, 2010
Beat the heat
Don't pull out an old cotton T-shirt. Cotton is notoriously bad for sucking in moisture and will be drenched with sweat and become cumbersome within minutes of starting class.
Do opt for dri-fit or performance fabrics. They will not only help wick away sweat and keep you cool, but the nanotechnology behind them also kills bacteria and prevents odours that can develop over time.
News and information
Tough foam from tiny sheets: Rice University lab uses atom-thick materials to make ultralight foam July 29th, 2014
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Optimum inertial design for self-propulsion: A new study investigates the effects of small but finite inertia on the propulsion of micro and nano-scale swimming machines July 29th, 2014
A new way to make microstructured surfaces: Method can produce strong, lightweight materials with specific surface properties July 29th, 2014
Iranian Scientists Change Structure of Nanoparticles to Increase Durability of Antibacterial Activity of Fabrics July 7th, 2014
Nano-coatings release almost no nano-particles: Silver in the washing machine June 30th, 2014
Iranian Researchers Produce Protein Nanoparticles from Chicken Feather June 11th, 2014
Breakthrough in energy storage: Electrical cables that can store energy: New nanotech may provide power storage in electric cables, clothes June 2nd, 2014