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   April 16, 2024  Facebook Twitter
MedicalTrends: Diagnostic Lab in a Mask Can Detect COVID
Mask

New technology developed at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University and MIT 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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The Textile Industry Helping Fight COVID-19

Many in the textile/apparel industry have provided assistance in the fight against COVID-19. In appreciation, the FabricLink Network wants to recognize the many ways Industry companies are contributing to fight COVID-19.

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Flexible device could monitor muscle injuries using nanomagnets - The stretchable, durable device converts muscle movement into electrical signals that can be transmitted to a smartphone app for personalized injury rehabilitation.

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Textile-based device delivers haptic feedback - Researchers at Rice University in Houston, Texas have created a wearable, textile-based device that transmits haptic feedback, reducing the need for external hardware.

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Herculite launches health care fabric e-commerce website - The new e-commerce website offers a full selection of its Sure-Chek® antimicrobial health care fabrics.

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MEDICAL NEWS & VIEWS
Activewear eliminates sweat with volcanic sand Boulder, Colo.-based company 37.5® Technology has harnessed particles of volcanic minerals and activated carbon from coconuts to create thermoregulating fabrics used in athleisure wear. Read more…

Flexible device could monitor muscle injuries using nanomagnets The stretchable, durable device converts muscle movement into electrical signals that can be transmitted to a smartphone app for personalized injury rehabilitation. Read more…

Wolverine, Metallica support education in the trades Wolverine partners with several organizations supporting the skilled trades through its Project Bootstrap. Read more…

Transparency tech: solutions for materials tracking Supply chain traceability and transparency are increasingly important to hold various entities, such as brands and product manufacturers, accountable for the claims they make. Read more…

Textile-based device delivers haptic feedback Researchers at Rice University in Houston, Texas have created a wearable, textile-based device that transmits haptic feedback, reducing the need for external hardware. Read more…

Textiles in protection from bioagents, chemical warfare The material is like a sophisticated bath sponge, housing a complex series of holes that capture gases, vapors and other agents like a sponge traps and holds water. Read more…

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