These Transparent Face Masks Might Make You Feel Normal Again

photo of transparent maskFrom HLAA Central Massachusetts Chapter:

The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL) and the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (Empa) have devised a transparent surgical face mask that will “soon be produced on an industrial scale.”

To fabricate them, researchers had to come up with an all-new polymer material. They say the ability to see facial expressions will lead to more empathic health care providers. [Full story]