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Researchers have used lasers to create an extremely hydrophobic material with potential applications from sanitation to solar panels.
A new all-cotton hydrophobic shirt from Threadsmiths runs a liquid gauntlet full of coffee, tea, soy sauce and wine.
NeverWet may soon be facing some hydrophobic competition in the form of LiquidOff, an eco-minded fabric spray made to repel water without leaving a haze behind.
Soggy swimsuits may be history if these trunks get a Kickstart. Their nanotech secret sauce is supposed to never wash out.
Poison dart frogs can kill predators with super-toxic venom released through their skin. They can also inspire a system to keep airplane wings ice free.
Researchers have created a graphene composite paste that can be 3D printed into complex, patterned structures.
Mist melatonin on yourself until you slowly drift off to dream of a world filled with spray-on love, money and power, too.
London-based design company Gravity announced "Lego X," a project that aims to turn the Duplo and Lego blocks laying around your house into a 3D design kit, giving you the perfect excuse to buy more Lego sets.
Crave's Michael Franco puts on a "thunder shirt" every day for a month to deal with the aches and pains of sitting at a desk all day. Did it help? Read on to find out.
How do your clothes go from filthy to grunge free? Through the chemistry of laundry detergent. In the latest installment of our Appliance Science column, we look at the chemistry of clean clothes.