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Why does rubbing a balloon on your hair make it stick?
August 29, 2017
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.New research led by Case Western Reserve University indicates that tiny holes and cracks in a material--changes in the microstructure--can control how the material becomes electrically charged through friction.Full Story
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