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New Fabric Helps Fight Dust-Related Allergies

Many people around the world suffer from dust-related allergies, caused mainly by tiny mites that live in bed linen. Polish scientists report they have successfully tested a fabric that is impenetrable to the microscopic creatures. We don’t like to think about it, but most of us share our beds with thousands of tiny, 0.3-millimeter wide creatures called dust mites. Even more disagreeable is the fact that, along with ordinary house dust, we breathe in their feces, which contains enzymes...

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