Scientists create waterproof paper September
06 — Stockholm (SWE): A team of scientists, based at the Royal
Institute of Technology in Stockholm, has developed a new method for
making waterproof paper that is also able to clean itself.The
scientists told the Royal Society of Chemistry journal they had grafted
chemical compounds on to the fibres in paper to make it water
resistant. Water residues then rolled off the paper’s surface
simultaneously removing dust and debris.