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Polymer coated cotton can harvest water from desert air

By Damir Beciri
6 Comments23 January 2013

polymer-coated-cottonCollaboration between researchers from the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) and the researchers at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) resulted with the development of a special treatment for cotton fabric that allows it to absorb exceptional amounts of water from misty air. Since the coated cotton releases the collected water by itself when it… »