Saddam's Secret Stash

Meltsner, Kenneth Kenneth.Meltsner at
Tue Jan 13 11:35:34 PST 2004

Latest innovation is the use of the same polymer that's used in
high-capacity diapers as an even better way to dry books -- cheaper and
faster than freeze-drying.  Basically, the polymer can pull out water
from practically anything, turning into a gel containing many, many
times its own weight of water.  [As any parent that's seen what happens
when a Pampers-clad kid goes into a swimming pool...]


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