COOL inventions

Lu, Cathy
April 2008
National Geographic Kids;Apr2008, Issue 379, p7
The article features various inventions. A roving robot, called iRobot, can be used as a spy for the home. Standing on the deck of the Proteus, one can glimpse a group of migrating whales, a breaching dolphin, or even a troubled boat in the distance. A team at Cornell University developed the ultimate garment: one that fights germs and never needs to be washed and whose fabric is coated in silver nanoparticles.


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