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Contact: Michael Bernstein
American Chemical Society

Self-Cleaning Wool

Caption: In a recent laboratory study, wool treated with a new nanoparticle coating (bottom row) removed red wine stains more effectively than plain wool (top row) and wool coated with another stain-fighting chemical (middle row), scientists say.

Credit: Courtesy of the American Chemical Society

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Related news release: American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Feb. 6, 2008

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