green tea head

A few months ago I quit drinking alcohol and left caffeine behind. Don’t worry, I’m not about to mount a terribly high horse, unveil a soap box or give a sermon – I did it because I had to for health reasons. Drink what you like, I couldn’t care less.

However, it’s difficult to resist passing comment about the benefits of green tea when you find articles like this: Green tea polishes hard drive heads.

The researchers combined chemicals from green tea with synthetic proteins and an abrasive chemical it produced a mixture well suited to removing microscopic imperfections. By binding to these particles, the mixture gives them an electrostatic charge, causing them to be repelled from the platter’s surface.

Found via the web site that makes us all lazy.

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