Self-cleaning comes to clothing

Materials Science & Technology Division
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13 Feb 2008

Titanium oxide has been used on surfaces such as glass for a number of
years to use sunlight to degrade particles and give a self cleaning
effect. The same technology has now been applied to wool by Australian
and Chinese researchers, meaning that hanging up clothes on a sunny day
may be enough to clean dirty garments.

Read the full article on the ABC Science website.