Graphene can be made to repel water effectively - with great potential

Researchers from Vanderbilt University (Nashville, Tennessee) have developed a way to create a film of Graphene Oxide so it either causes water to bead up and 'run off' or alternatively be spread out in a thin layer. As graphene sheets are transparent, you can put this on your car's windshield and the water will shed so quickly that you won't need wipers. Or you can use it to make ships glide through water very efficiently. Or use it to make water repellent clothes or self cleaning glasses...

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