What if your clothing could protect your from deadly infections and diseases? An RMIT research team, lead by Professor Vipul Bansal, have made a major breakthrough in managing infections by developing a material that can kill bacteria such as E. coli and staphylococcus.
Video Dec 14, 2017
Aerogels are the world's lightest (least dense) solids. They are also excellent thermal insulators and have been used in numerous Mars missions and the Stardust comet particle-return mission. The focus of this video is silica aerogels, though graphene aerogels are now technically the lightest.