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U.S. Textile Leaders Urge Industry to Raise Voices NOW for Sake of Industry's Future - If you're a producer or supplier to the US textile and apparel industry, you know the sector in recent months has found itself in crisis mode --again. This is a Call to Action.

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Researchers develop new non-woven fabric made from fungus: 'It's kind of futuristic' - If you want your clothing and upholstery to be eco-friendly and not animal-based, you'll soon have a new option: fabric grown from fungus

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Smart fabrics testing and standards under development - While specialized markets such as military, medical and sports are all in for smart fabric, the lack of standards and reliability, along with the expense of e-textiles, have proven hurdles to commercializations..

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NAIST researchers develop CNT yarn for wearable devices - A research team has also been working on flexible wearable thermoelectric generators that produce electricity from body heat by sewing nanomaterial called carbon nanotubes (CNTs) into fabric.

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These sensors are as fine as spider's silk and can monitor human health - The sensors are 50 times thinner than human hair and so lightweight that the scientists were able to print the fibre directly onto a dandelion without it collapsing.

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Compostable plastic-free shoes just launched – and they’re made from bananas Plastic-free shoes called the ‘Abaca’, which are being described as a ‘breakthrough’ thanks to their innovative materials, are set to make their UK debut Read more…

UK researchers develop nanogenerators for smart clothing Their most recent work has used 3D printing techniques to create a new Triboelectric Nanogenerator (TENG) design – which can be customized to efficiently extracting energy from movements and for sensing. Read more…

Reality check for circularity at Future Fabrics Expo 24 Future Fabrics Expo showcased next gen materials and alternative dyeing methods, while providing a platform to discuss the path to circularity. Read more…

Ascend showcases health care innovations at MD&M West in California Ascend's medical business and technology experts are showcasing novel and traditional solutions for medical durables, packaging, surgical instruments, wound care applications and more. Read more…

New smart fibre can emit light, generate electricity: Journal Science The fibre itself enables wireless visual–digital interactions without the need for extra chips or batteries on textiles, the abstract of the paper in the journal said. Read more…

Artificial muscle fibers could serve as cell scaffolds In two new studies, North Carolina State University (NC State) researchers designed and tested a series of textile fibers that can change shape and generate force like a muscle. Read more…

Registration Is Open for RISE® 2024 – Research, Innovation & Science for Engineered Fabrics (7/11/24)

PAC Strapping Products Highlights its High Performance Polyester Strapping (7/10/24)

“Natural Materials: The Path Towards Brand Responsibility” Panel Discussion Comes to Functional Fabric Fair in NYC (7/9/24)

Revolutionizing Agriculture: The Tale of Sustainable Innovation (7/9/24)

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