Self-Decontaminating Clothing


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October 10, 2014, Duration: 2:09, The military wants fabrics that don't just filter out nerve agents and other toxins, but also self-decontaminate. Dr. Brandy White, at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) Center for Biomolecular Science and Engineering, is making materials that capture entire classes of contaminants, then break them down into something harmless. Her technology is stable and can be used for clothing, air filters, or even coated on windows and vehicles. Clothes That Self-Decontaminate; NRL Material May Also Purify Biofuel.


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