Chemists test possibility of self-cleaning fabric

May 1st, 2008

More bad news for the Maytag repairman and dry cleaners everywhere: Self-cleaning clothing is no more than a few years away, according to Cosmopolitan magazine’s Cosmos Online. Nanocrystals of anatase titanium dioxide bonded to fibers such as silk and wool are capable of using light to break down dirt, stains and [potentially] micro-organisms. Chemists Walid […]

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