A new paint that makes robust self-cleaning surfaces has been developed by a team led by UCL researchers. The coating can be applied to clothes, paper, glass and steel and when combined with adhesives, maintains its self-cleaning properties after being wiped, scratched with a knife and scuffed with sandpaper.
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Last month, the "press office of the province of Nineveh" released a video that showed Daesh (ISIS) militants destroying statues and other historic objects in Mosul's central museum. Anyone who loves art will find it painful to watch the images of destruction, although the images are tame by the standards of ISIS videos, writes Professor Phiroze Vasunia (UCL Greek & Latin) in NDTV. More...