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Your Summer Clothes Don't Keep You Cool, But This Plastic Fabric Will

Stanford researchers want to put you in plastic clothes full of holes that let your body send heat out—while scattering visible light to make them opaque, so you don’t get arrested.

People started wearing clothes to keep warm. In the summer, we don't want to be warm. We want to be cool. And that's why summer fashion is just plain backwards.

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