Behind The Mask

Move over, designer bags and sneakers—the biggest fashion trend in the post-COVID world is the face mask.

AsianScientist (Apr. 13, 2021) – Whether you prefer them printed or plain, cloth or surgical, face masks have gone from standard hospital wear to everyday staple as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. But how do face masks actually work?

In this informative comic, Asian Scientist Magazine dives into the materials science and physics concepts behind our masks and reveals opportunities for innovations along the way.

This article was first published in the January 2021 print version of Asian Scientist Magazine.

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