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Brewed coffee grounds offer sustainable alternative for clothing dye

September 24, 2019

Iowa State University researchers have found a natural way to add color to clothing using the leftover grounds…
Breathable lava suits: volcanologist field-tested and approved

June 26, 2019

When working near lava at 1,300 to 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit, the terms ‘lightweight’ and ‘comfortable’ might not apply…
Researcher is making textile dyeing more sustainable

May 31, 2019

Anuradhi Liyanapathiranage is passionate about sustainabilityand protecting the environment through science. A University of Georgia doctoral student in…
An energy-efficient way to stay warm: Sew high-tech heating patches to your clothes

December 31, 2018

What if, instead of turning up the thermostat, you could warm up with high-tech, flexible patches sewn into…
Introducing the latest in textiles: Soft hardware

August 9, 2018

The latest development in textiles and fibers is a kind of soft hardware that you can wear: cloth…
Splicing and not spinning was the method of choice for Bronze Age thread makers

July 27, 2018

People have been wearing clothes for thousands of years. We stopped chasing weather and settled in, which meant…
3,000-Year-Old Textiles Are Earliest Evidence of Chemical Dyeing in The Levant

June 30, 2017

Tel Aviv University archaeologists have revealed that cloth samples found in the Israeli desert present the earliest evidence…
Ancient Art of Weaving Ready to Head to Mars and Beyond

March 24, 2017

Weaving processes created millennia ago are part of the most cutting-edge technology on NASA’s Orion spaceship that may…
Clothing made from tea byproduct could improve health of fashion industry

April 27, 2016

Rows of shallow plastic bins cover nearly every available space inside one of the textile and clothing labs…
Computers in your clothes? A milestone for wearable electronics

April 15, 2016

Researchers who are working to develop wearable electronics have reached a milestone: They are able to embroider circuits…
Nanotech transforms cotton fibers into modern marvel

July 8, 2015

Juan Hinestroza and his students live in a cotton-soft nano world, where they create clothing that kills bacteria,…
Researchers develop fully textile waveguide antenna using a metamaterial-inspired unit cell

March 18, 2014

Fabric dual-band WLAN antenna (L); antenna was tested and characterised while being worn. Researchers at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven…
Israel researcher: Elusive Biblical blue found

January 6, 2014

This undated photograph released by the Israel’s Antiquities Authority Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, shows a nearly 2,000-year old…
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