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The future of waterproof garments and (?) fly floatant. I love science and I found this interesting.

BBC News - New waterproof surface is 'driest ever'
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Silver: Very interesting read, thanks!

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The DWR (Durable Water Repellant) coatings like Revivex and Nikewax TX.Direct that renew waders have molecular limbs that point out that repel water. Here is an electron micrograph of some plant surfaces that do the same thing.

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Lotus leaf scanning electron micrograph below.

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Nanotechnology solutions for self-cleaning, dirt and water-repellent coatings

Here's a piece of glass that has a coating so it is self cleaning.

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New coating turns ordinary glass into super glass
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