Hydrophobic

04.19.12
New water-resistant coating protects your phone, the planet (video)
04.19.12

New water-resistant coating protects your phone, the planet (video)

Water, the life-long foe of all things electrical. Protecting our digital finery from its evil inf...

By J. Trew,   04.19.12
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01.25.12
The Engadget Show 29: Red Cameras, MakerBot and the coolest gadgets of CES 2012
01.25.12

The Engadget Show 29: Red Cameras, MakerBot and the coolest gadgets of CES 2012

Consider this one last hurrah for CES 2012. Sure, we've happily left the Las Vegas Convention Cent...

By B. Heater,   01.25.12
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10.27.11
Future Nokia phones repellent, says water (video)
10.27.11

Future Nokia phones repellent, says water (video)

Nokia's latest "super" hydrophobic coating doesn't take half-measures. This new technology binds...

By M. Smith,   10.27.11
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02.02.11
Graphene coatings used to repel, attract water, could make Rain-X decidedly obsolete
02.02.11

Graphene coatings used to repel, attract water, could make Rain-X decidedly obsolete

Graphene looks poised to replace our silicon and our touchscreens, even fix our batteries. Now it's...

By T. Stevens,   02.02.11
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08.29.10
Dry water absorbs greenhouse gases, boggles the mind
08.29.10

Dry water absorbs greenhouse gases, boggles the mind

Apparently, something called dry water has been kicking around since 1968, although it wasn't until...

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03.16.09
China's super buoyant, super small copper boats
03.16.09

China's super buoyant, super small copper boats

Researchers in China, inspired by Mother Nature, have developed postage stamp-sized copper mesh boat...

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