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A better button-down? Entrepreneur promises self-cleaning shirt

Marketing grad raises big Kickstarter bucks on claims his shirt can be worn time and again, doesn't wrinkle, and remains odor-free -- without a single washing.

By May 2, 2013


MIT creates anti-fogging, glare-free, self-cleaning glass

Researchers at MIT have created a type of glass that doesn't fog, has no glare — and cleans itself.

By April 30, 2012


New cloth self-cleans by killing bacteria

Chemists at UC Davis are reporting on a new self-cleaning cotton fabric that breaks down toxic chemicals and bacteria when exposed to light.

By October 3, 2011


Self-cleaning solar panels field-tested on Mars

An electrically sensitive coating for solar photovoltaic panels, originally developed for NASA missions, could cut 90 percent of accumulated dust in two minutes, a researcher says.

By August 24, 2010


Sanyo's 'self-cleaning' projector

New technology controls built-in dust filtration mechanism with automated air filter replacement.

By May 14, 2008


Self-cleaning windshields

Pininfarina automotive designer Leonardo Fioravanti's Hidra concept car uses windshields that repel water and dirt, doing away with the need for wipers.

By February 28, 2008


Next big thing: Self-cleaning trash cans?

A survey shows many people would buy one.

By August 8, 2007


Self-cleaning aquarium for all parents

A rite of passage just got a lot easier

By May 21, 2007


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


Smart litter box gadget monitors your cat's health

Tailio turns your cat's bathroom facilities into a one-stop health-monitoring system that alerts you to changes in your pet's weight or behavior.

By November 12, 2014