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Wednesday, February 05, 2014

Self Washing Dishes

From Idea Connection. Another example of materials science advances.   Still in early development.  " .... The dishes, created in collaboration with researchers from KTH Royal Institute of Technology, feature a coating made from wax that has been dissolved at a high temperature and pressure. The coating, said to mimic a lotus leafs’ bumpy nano-structure, repels water, dirt and oil—eliminating the need for soap and water. When the meal is complete, simply tip the dishes over a trash can and let the excess sauces and crumbs slide off. .... "

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