Science: Devices

The past months have been brilliant with scientific achievement; vistas have opened up which dazzle the mind's eye, concepts which confuse the weary brain. Interspersed among these rich rare offerings is the common salt of ingenious inventions, pleasant practical devices which immediately add to the flavor of everyday life. They are concerned with: Clothes. Textiles are nothing but interwoven fibres of wool, cotton, linen, silk. The fibres are cheap enough but the weaving process is costly, making the cloth expensive. In Ireland Inventor B. M. Glover of Bruntcliffe, near Leeds, has devised a...

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