• Temperatures Reach 60's In New York City

    Beat the Heat! Scientists Create New Plastic Fabric to Keep You Cool All Day

    There are days so scorchingly hot that it seems like a good idea to wrap one’s self in ice. Well, scientists have made the next best thing: plastic clothing to keep you cool and ward off the sweaty armpits for the entire day. A team of researchers from Stanford University found that polyethylene -- known to be the most common plastic in the planet -- is an effective textile material in beating the heat.
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