Wonder wear

Marston, Wendy
January 2000
Discover;Jan2000, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p46
Reports on textile designers' collaboration with materials scientists to develop fabrics that remain fresh and wearable regardless of what is spilled on them. Use of Teflon to manufacture various items of clothing; Creation of phase-change fabrics that keep the body comfortable and sweat-free; Development of the polymer called polyethylene glycol.


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