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There May Be a New Non-Toxic Alternative for Waterproof Fabrics

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has developed a process that could offer a nontoxic alternative to environmentally harmful chemicals used to make waterproof fabrics. Conventional water-repellent coatings used in products like raincoats and tents have been shown to persist in the environment and accumulate in people’s bodies, according to MIT. They’re likely to be…

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