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Mosquito-Proof Fabrics

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Sep 2, 2021 8:00 pm
  • 9:21

Are you tired of covering yourself in smelly bug repellent to avoid those pesky mosquitos? There’s a new invention for that: mosquito-proof clothing. Biomedical engineer Marian McCord specializes in textiles and helped develop this fabric while at North Carolina State University. She’s now the Senior Vice Provost for research, economic engagement, and outreach at the University of New Hampshire. (Segment Produced by Sam Faulconer) (Photo: Matthew Bertone, NCSU)