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Fireproof coatings made from DNA

by Ian Farrell, RSC last modified 03-01-13 08:10 AM Copyright 2013, RSC
Fireproof coatings made from DNA

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A new type of flame-retardant coating for textiles has been developed from a most unlikely source. Researchers from Italy have used DNA, extracted from herring sperm, to fireproof samples of cotton, and have found its performance to be on a par with commercially manufactured materials.  More...

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