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February 27, 2017

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February 27, 2017

Feb. 15, 2017 — Researchers have made major progress in the production of two-dimensional polymer-based materials. To produce cloths from monomolecular threads, the scientists used SURMOFs, i.e. surface-mounted ... read more

ArcInTexETN: Textile Thinking for New Ways of Living

Jan. 30, 2017 — What has fungi got to do with architecture? Or what if we could digitally change the colors or patterns of our clothes, instead of buying new ones? The ArcInTexETN project has reached its halfway ... read more

Toward Clothes That Fix Their Own Rips

Aug. 10, 2016 — Ripped pants or a torn shirt usually means a trip to the tailor or a garbage can is in one's future. But scientists could be closing in on a new solution. They report a fabric coating made of ... read more

Self-Healing Textiles Not Only Repair Themselves, but Can Neutralize Chemicals

July 25, 2016 — Someday, chemically protective suits made of fabric coated in self-healing, thin films may prevent farmers from exposure to organophosphate pesticides, soldiers from chemical or biological attacks in ... read more

June 6, 2016 — A finding that unlocks a means of controlling materials at the nanoscale has been reported by scientists. This work opens the door to a new generation of manufacturing, they ... read more

Could Wearable Technology Impact Our Healthcare, Fashion, and Even Sport?

May 25, 2016 — With the rapid proliferation of smart mobile devices, and the subsequent increase in data that is being gathered, the challenge is: how do we harness ... read more

Medieval Women Better Dressed Than Men

May 3, 2016 — Women in the Middle Ages often wore better quality clothes than men, concludes an expert who studied textile remnants from the period from 400 to 1000 ... read more

Innovative Clothing Companies More Capable in Implementing Sustainability Throughout Their Supply Networks

May 2, 2016 — Companies with a great capacity for innovation turn out to be more dedicated to improving social sustainability aspects. Researchers have investigated the sustainability strategies of clothing ... read more

Apr. 26, 2016 — The fashion industry generates a lot of waste, which is why a team of researchers developed a new fiber that's 100 percent biodegradable. Researchers are testing the fiber – made from a green ... read more

Revolutionary 3D Printed Fashion to Be Developed

Apr. 19, 2016 — Developers have teamed up with global textile and garment manufacturer to embark on landmark work in 3D textile printing that could revolutionize how clothes and footwear are ... read more

Apr. 13, 2016 — Researchers who are working to develop wearable electronics have reached a milestone: They are able to embroider circuits into fabric with 0.1 mm precision -- the perfect size to integrate electronic ... read more

Fashion, Function Conflict in Creating Wearable Technology

Apr. 5, 2016 — The wearable technology industry is often hampered by communication breakdowns between technology engineers and fashion designers. These breakdowns can hurt company ... read more

The Impact of Anti-Odor Clothing on the Environment

Mar. 30, 2016 — Anti-odor athletic clothes containing silver nanoparticles have gained a foothold among exercise buffs, but questions have arisen over how safe and effective they are. Now scientists report that ... read more

Mar. 22, 2016 — Pioneering research paves way towards nano-enhanced textiles that can spontaneously clean themselves of stains and grime simply by being put under a light bulb or worn out in the ... read more

Mar. 16, 2016 — Scientists have developed an intelligent system called ... read more

Smart Clothing of the Future Will Automatically Adjust Itself According to the Wearer's Actual Needs

Mar. 9, 2016 — Scientists have developed new technology that takes care of the thermal, moisture and flow-technical behavior of smart clothing. The temperature of smart clothing, for example, is automatically ... read more

Millennials More Likely Than Older Adults to Donate Clothing Rather Than Trash It

Mar. 8, 2016 — A professor of textile and apparel management has found that younger adults from ages 18-34 are much less likely to throw old clothes and other textile waste into the garbage than older ... read more

Mar. 8, 2016 — If the Norwegian oil and gas industry is heading into the Arctic, it must be dressed for the occasion. This requires unique specialist technical expertise. Work clothing specifically tailored to ... read more

Creating 'Greener' Wrinkle-Resistant Cotton Fabric

Jan. 27, 2016 — Ironing is a tedious chore, but wearing crumpled clothing is unprofessional. That's why 'wrinkle-resistant' garments have become so popular. But the current methods for making these ... read more

Researchers Tailor Power Source for Wearable Electronics

Dec. 16, 2015 — Researchers have developed flexible wire-shaped microsupercapacitors that can be woven into a jacket, shirt or ... read more

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