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Old 07-06-2011, 07:39 PM
 
Location: Texas
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A new anti-microbial treatment that can make clothing - including smelly socks - permanently germ-free has been developed by US scientists.

The solution does not wash away even after multiple hot laundry cycles, according to its inventor Dr Jason Locklin.
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Old 07-11-2011, 01:37 PM
 
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too bad they don't tell you what the "chemical solution" is made up of......I find it very hard to believe....and wonder if it would be safe.
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Old 07-11-2011, 04:50 PM
 
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In a paper published in the American Chemical Society journal Applied Materials and Interfaces, Dr Jason Locklin and his colleagues state that the treatment kills a wide range of dangerous pathogens, including staph, strep, E. coli, pseudomonas and acetinobacter.

I guess you have to pay for more information.
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