Gallery: MIT Researchers Create Self-Cleaning Glass that is Anti-Foggin...

 

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Glass is a fundamental building material with thousands of practical applications, and if you believe what the folks at Corning are selling, our use of glass is only going to grow in the coming years. But typical glass has a few flaws, as anyone who has stepped into a steamy room wearing glasses can attest – it has a tendency to fog up at inopportune times, and it can also produce annoying glare. But a team of researchers at MIT claim to have developed a new and improved glass that is both anti-fogging and glare-free. The near-invisible glass is also said to be self-cleaning, and it could have dozens of practical applications.

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