Gowanus inventors create the 'scough,' a germ-fighting scarf

The scough features a hidden pocket with a

The scough features a hidden pocket with a face mask that filters out pollution. (March 4, 2014 6:50 PM)

A group of Gowanus inventors has designed a special scarf it says filters out germs and pollution.

The scarf, or "scough," features a hidden pocket with a face mask that contains a carbon filter and silver. Co-inventor Andrew Kessler says the carbon filter absorbs germs and pollution and the silver kills viruses.

The scoughes themselves are made of cotton, though some are blended with...

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