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Innovation at ORSMUNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA - Arc'teryx Partners with UBC on Next Generation of Water - Oil Repellent Fabric. Fabrics are being fabricated without the use of PFCs, as the toxicity of PFCs can remain in the environment for hundreds of years.

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Harvard MaskHARVARD UNIVERSITY RESEARCH - Wearable Mask Technology utilizes "wearable freeze-dried cell-free" (wFDCF) fabrics integrated into masks or lab clothing that is capable of identifying pathathogens and toxins, including detecting SARS-COVID from a patient's breath.

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BiosyntheticsUNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME - SpydaSilk Research leads to commerciliation of Kraig Labs SpydaSilk. Until now scientists haven't been able to assemble spider silk's genetic proteins into a cost effective fiber with desired properties.

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BiosyntheticsYALE UNIVERSITY - Innovative Robotic Fibers Transform Fabrics into 3D Androids. - The fabric stiffens or softens depending on the temperature, and can be designed with a memory to change shape and return to its original shape.

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BiosyntheticsDREXEL UNIVERSITY - New Age Textile Shield Advanced research offers coated fabric with electromagnetic pollution protection. The project utilizes MXene, a conductive two-dimensional coating materialmdiscovered at Drexel in 2011.

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The World's Fastest Shoes Promise to Increase Your Walking Speed by 250% The World's Fastest Shoes Promise to Increase Your Walking Speed by 250% Read more…

US' Burlington showcases bio-based fabric with stretch yarn tech Synatural is a unique fabric collection that features planet-positive yarn technology with natural fibre-like aesthetics, engineered for adaptable fabric solutions with lasting comfort and multifunctional performance. Read more…

UK's Technical Absorbents becomes OEKO-TEX certified UK-based Technical Absorbents Ltd (TAL), manufacturer of washable superabsorbent fabrics, has attained OEKO-TEX certification for its washable fabric technology. Read more…

The fashion industry's dirtiest secret Every year 100 billion apparel items are created — enough for every person on Earth to get 14 new pieces of clothing each year, and more than double the clothing produced in 2000. Read more…

Electronic Second Skins Are the Wearables of the Future Flexible e-skins could be used to measure wearers’ blood pressure, temperature, and oxygen levels in real time, assisting with diagnoses and health care. Read more…

3M Thinsulate helps US' Watson Gloves with sustainable insulation Watson Gloves' goal is to transition all of its gloves to Thinsulate Type EC, which contains 78 per cent fibres made from post-consumer recycled plastic water bottles, & is Global Recycled Standard certified. Mills that are Bluesign and Oeko-Tex certified. Read more…

CORDURA® Advanced Fabrics and MYSTERY RANCH Collaborate with DIOR for 2023 Summer Men’s Collection (3/21/23)

Hand-feel measurement made easy: Data-backed solution for objective haptic testing at Techtextil North America (3/20/23)

100% naturally sourced yarn: RadiciGroup launches Biofeel® Eleven (3/17/23)

Hyosung Joins Surfers Against Sewage Ocean Network (3/16/23)

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