Protecting soldiers from chemical warfare

Northwestern University scientists, using nanotechnology facilities funded by the National Science Foundation, have successfully combined textile fibers with a nanomaterial referred to as metal-organic-framework or MOF. The team found that this type of MOF-coated textiles efficiently neutralizes toxic nerve agents under battlefield-relevant conditions. The material also lasts a long time under degrading conditions, such as…

Thunderbolt™ 3 Security Settings Within the System BIOS

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We protect surfaces more efficiently | Evonik

This is bridge construction without Evonik. And this is bridge construction with Evonik. You might not see a difference, but we do a more effective job of protecting surfaces. Advantages include fewer bridge repairs and fewer construction zones. “The biggest enemy of mineral-based building materials is essentially water. That’s because water transports pollutants, salt, dirt,…

How to Protect Your Phone From Coronavirus | WSJ

(dramatic music) (buffer buzzing loudly) – [Joanna] How can this coating still be on here? Okay, some back story on why I did this to a brand new iPhone 8. You may have heard of this thing called. – The coronavirus. – Coronavirus. – The coronavirus outbreak. – And that everyone wants to clean off…