Environmental engineers study fabrics, materials for face covers

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The day before the federal government issued new recommendations that Americans wear cloth face coverings to help slow the spread of the coronavirus, a researcher at Missouri S&T decided to test a few common household materials – pillowcases, scarves, furnace filters – “out of curiosity.” His early results, which he shared on Twitter on April 2, have attracted the interest of do-it-yourselfers, fellow engineers and scientists, and the general public. Read more.

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