Scientists Develop Near-Invincible New Textile Coating That Can Repel Blood, Bacteria, and Even Viruses

Scientists Develop Near-Invincible New Textile Coating That Can Repel Blood, Bacteria, and Even Viruses

Masks, gowns, and other personal protective equipment (PPE) are essential for protecting healthcare workers—however, the textiles and materials used in such items can absorb and carry viruses and bacteria, inadvertently spreading the disease the wearer sought to contain. When the coronavirus spread amongst healthcare professionals and left PPE in short … Read more

After the UK Told James Dyson it Needed 10,000 Ventilators, He Invented One in Just 10 days—and is Donating 5000

After the UK Told James Dyson it Needed 10,000 Ventilators, He Invented One in Just 10 days—and is Donating 5000

James Dyson, the manufacturing mastermind behind cyclone vacuum technology and other inventions, received a personal call from UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to build ventilators—a medical device sorely needed in the treating of COVID-19 patients. “A ventilator supports a patient who is no longer able to maintain their own airways, but … Read more