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Coating technique makes glass you can’t see

Some of the deep thinkers over at MIT have come up with an interesting hack for ordinary glass. If you coat it in a special way it becomes nearly invisible. This is only one of the effects of the coating, but brings images of people walking through glass walls to our minds. Joking aside, this [...]
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Spinning up antibacterial silver on glass

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (last year)

The antibacterial effects of silver are well established. Now, researchers at Yonsei University in Seoul, Republic of Korea, have developed a technique to coat glass with a layer of silver ions that can prevent growth of pathogenic ... Read Post

Inflatable 'Like-a-Hug' Coat Completely Eliminates Pesky Need for Human Contact (VIDEO)

Technology : The Stir By CafeMom: Technology (2 years ago)

Post by Jacqueline BurtIf you thought the whole concept of "poking" somebody on Facebook was creepy, well, you might not be a huge fan of the new "Like-a-Hug" coat. Designed by MIT researchers (I'm assuming very lonely MIT researche... Read Post

New coating turns ordinary glass into super glass

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (last year)

A new transparent, bioinspired coating makes ordinary glass tough, self-cleaning and incredibly slippery. Read Post


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