Friday, August 26, 2005

[Chemistry] Wired News: Drier Laundry Through Chemistry

Yet another instantiation of "better living through chemistry":

Wired News: Drier Laundry Through Chemistry: "A 'chemical wringer' developed by researchers in Florida leaves clothes 20 percent drier than a normal wash, and could save consumers millions in electricity bills.

A novel mix of common detergent ingredients that lowers the surface tension in liquids could force extra water from clothes during the final spin cycle, the researchers found."

Posted by era to Science Library Update-Chemistry at 8/26/2005 10:26:00 AM

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