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Video: How superhydrophobic materials stay totally dry

Raincoats, car windshields, waterproof phones: They all use a little chemistry to stay dry. Inspired by nature, chemists use extremely water-fearing, or superhydrophobic, coatings to repel water from surfaces to keep them ...

dateAug 08, 2017 in Other
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Internet pricing 101: Why costs are all over the map

There are 95 million American households with fixed - as in, not wireless - internet access, but few of us really understand why we pay what we pay, especially when we hear about a neighbor or relative with a cheaper rate ...

dateAug 02, 2017 in Telecom
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2-D materials clean up their act

Two-dimensional materials such as graphene may only be one or two atoms thick but they are poised to power flexible electronics, revolutionise composites and even clean our water.

dateAug 02, 2017 in Nanomaterials
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