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Lasers have turned this metal super hydrophobic

Researchers have used lasers to create an extremely hydrophobic material with potential applications from sanitation to solar panels.

By January 27, 2015

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I poured soy sauce all over my hydrophobic white shirt (hands-on)

A new all-cotton hydrophobic shirt from Threadsmiths runs a liquid gauntlet full of coffee, tea, soy sauce and wine.

By December 20, 2014

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LiquidOff: Nontoxic, nonhazy hydrophobic fabric spray

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.

By June 18, 2014

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Hydrophobic nanotech swim trunks defy water, stains

These trunks designed to repel water promise to make soggy swimsuits a thing of the past, but months after being funded on Kickstarter, some backers are complaining.

By May 23, 2014

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See an astronaut's view of Super Bowl 50 from orbit

While the Super Bowl is a big spectacle down on Earth, it's a mere speck from the International Space Station.

By February 8, 2016

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See astronaut play water ping-pong in space

The sport of ping pong gets a space makeover as an astronaut bounces a ball of liquid between two hydrophobic paddles.

By January 22, 2016

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Astronaut Scott Kelly talks about acid pee, sleep and fears in space

Ask this astronaut anything: Kelly reveals what life is like aboard the International Space Station in an interview on Reddit.

By January 29, 2016

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A high-tech way to walk through rain and not get wet

Pretend your whole body is hydrophobic when you step into the RainRoom, a room full of falling water that falls everywhere except on you.

By October 8, 2012