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Researchers stretch for improved surfaces

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5:09pm, November 22, 2004

Chemical engineers have devised a simple way to create better polymer-based coatings for products ranging from surgical implants to ship hulls.

The researchers have already used the method to make water-resistant coatings that last much longer than ones prepared by more conventional means.

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