By NAOYA KON/ Staff Writer
October 13, 2020 at 07:00 JST
Non-red droplets leak outside a face shield, left, and a nonwoven face mask in a set of simulations of how a wearer’s droplets are spread. (Both images provided by Riken, Toyohashi University of Technology and Kobe University, under cooperation by Kyoto Institute of Technology, Osaka University and Daio Paper Corp.)
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