Is It Still Gum If It’s Not Sticky?

It’s the worst when you’re sitting at a restaurant, usually outside, and your hand grazes the bottom of the table. And it touches a hunk of old, hard gum. Gross. Pretty soon this could be an obsolete problem. A British company is developing a non-stick chewing gum that can be easily removed from surfaces. Clean Gum, as it’s called, has a special polymer in it that makes it less sticky. This is going to put some artists out of business. [Reuters]

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