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Leonard Jansen
November 25th, 2008, 01:05 PM
Sounds like this stuff could make everything currently on the market obsolete.

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn16126-nanotech-clothing-fabric-never-gets-wet.html

-LBJ

Redbird Alum
November 25th, 2008, 02:16 PM
So if we can apply this technique to the current "fabric" structure of the LAZR, we could have a suit that is both bouyant and water resistant.

Suppose it'll be legal and available by 2012?

Doug Adamavich
November 25th, 2008, 03:44 PM
Wonder what the price of the fabric will be...

Of course this will help people swim faster, but in the end somebody has to do the pulling and kicking.

Fascinating stuff from the lab indeed.

Allen Stark
November 25th, 2008, 08:38 PM
Very interesting.I wonder if Speedo read the article.

smontanaro
November 25th, 2008, 11:30 PM
Of course this will help people swim faster, but in the end somebody has to do the pulling and kicking.

Eventually they will create fabrics with embedded, oriented nanomotors which will replace even the pulling and the kicking.

Skip

onefish
November 26th, 2008, 01:06 PM
And with the month-long airplane flights (article linked in the margin) in our future, I would recommend the suit as a carry-on item.

DV