New fabric may mean it is time for your washing machine to throw the towel in. Photo: Shutterstock New fabric may mean it is time for your washing machine to throw the towel in. Photo: Shutterstock
New fabric may mean it is time for your washing machine to throw the towel in. Photo: Shutterstock
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No more laundry: how a bug inspired Hong Kong engineers to invent clothes you never have to wash

New material that can repel ‘water, oil and everything in between’ works much like the porous cuticles of a tiny soil-dwelling insect

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New fabric may mean it is time for your washing machine to throw the towel in. Photo: Shutterstock New fabric may mean it is time for your washing machine to throw the towel in. Photo: Shutterstock
New fabric may mean it is time for your washing machine to throw the towel in. Photo: Shutterstock
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