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November 11, 2020

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Sensor for Smart Textiles Survives Washing Machine, Cars and Hammers

If the smart textiles of the future are going to survive all that we throw at them, their components are going to need to be resilient. Now, researchers have developed an ultra-sensitive, seriously ...

Swirl Power: How Gentle Body Movement Will Charge Your Mobile Phone

Scientists have discovered a way to generate electricity from nylon - the stretchy fabric used widely in sportswear and other shape-hugging apparel - raising hopes that the clothes on our backs will ...

Wool-Like Material Can Remember and Change Shape

Researchers have developed a biocompatible material that can be 3D printed into any shape and pre-programmed with reversible shape memory. The material is made using keratin, a fibrous protein found ...

New Fabric Could Help Keep You Cool in the Summer, Even Without A/C

Air conditioning and other space cooling methods account for about 10% of all electricity consumption in the U.S., according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Now, researchers have ...
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Fur-Friendly 'Wearable for Pets' and Their Humans

Researchers have invented a new health tracking sensor for pets and people that monitors vital signs through fur or ...

Human Textiles to Repair Blood Vessels

As the leading cause of mortality worldwide, cardiovascular diseases claim over 17 million lives each year, according to World Health Organization estimates. To open up new research avenues into this ...

Oil Spill Clean-Up: Better Method

Oil poses a considerable danger to aquatic life. Researchers have developed a new technology for the removal of such contaminations: Textiles with special surface properties passively skim off the ...

Clothes Last Longer and Shed Fewer Microfibers in Quicker, Cooler Washing Cycles

First research into impact of wash cycle times shows that shorter, cooler washes: help clothes keep their color and last longer, when compared to warmer, longer cycles; release significantly fewer ...

Shape-Changing Textiles Powered Only by Body Heat

A new study details the development of a temperature-responsive textile that can be used to create self-fitting garments powered only by body ...

Flexible, Wearable Supercapacitors Based on Porous Nanocarbon Nanocomposites

Evening gowns with interwoven LEDs may look extravagant, but the light sources need a constant power supply from devices that are as well wearable, durable, and lightweight. Chinese scientists have ...

That New Yarn? Wearable, Washable Textile Devices Are Possible With MXene-Coated Yarns

Researchers have figured out how to add more conductivity into functional fabric devices, by coating yarns with a 2-dimensional carbon-based material called MXene, to make conductive threads. The ...

Smart Insole Can Double as Lifesaving Technology for Diabetic Patients

Researchers are developing a graphene sensing system that detects early signs of foot ulcers before they form so people living with diabetes can access preventative healthcare and confidently manage ...

A New, Natural Wax Coating That Makes Garments Water-Resistant and Breathable

Researchers have made a non-toxic coating solution with wax obtained from Brazilian palm tree ...

Battery With a Twist

A team of researchers has used stretchable materials to develop a battery that can be bent, stretched and twisted. For applications in bendable electronic devices, this is precisely the kind of ...

Laser Printing Tech Produces Waterproof E-Textiles in Minutes

In just three minutes, the laser printing approach can produce a 10x10 cm smart textile patch that's waterproof, stretchable and easily integrated with solar or other sources of ...

Nylon as a Building Block for Transparent Electronic Devices?

Scientists have solved a four decade long challenge of producing very thin nylon films that can be used for instance in electronic memory components. The thin nylon films are several 100 times ...

Wireless Sensors That Stick to the Skin to Track Our Health

Engineers have developed experimental stickers that pick up physiological signals emanating from the skin, then wirelessly beam these health readings to a receiver clipped onto clothing. It's ...

This Designer Clothing Lets Users Turn on Electronics While Turning Away Bacteria

Purdue University researchers have developed a new fabric innovation that allows the wearer to control electronic devices through the ...

Fragrance-Releasing Fabric Could Help Neutralize Sweaty Gym Clothes

Hot summer weather, stressful situations and intense workouts can produce unpleasant sweaty odors. But what if clothing could cover up these embarrassing smells with a burst of fragrance? Now, ...

'Smart' Textiles Boost Connectivity Between Wearable Sensors by 1,000 Times

Researchers have incorporated metamaterials into conventional clothing to dramatically improve signal strength between wearable electronic devices. This innovation could have future applications in ...

Washable Electronic Textiles to Usher in an Era of Even Smarter Wearable Products

With the wearable electronic device market having firmly established itself in the 21st century, active research is being conducted on electronic textiles, which are textiles (e.g. clothing) capable ...

Engineers 3D Print Flexible Mesh for Ankle and Knee Braces

Engineers have designed pliable, 3D-printed mesh materials whose flexibility and toughness they can tune to emulate and support softer tissues such as muscles and tendons. They can tailor the ...

Upcycling Process Brings New Life to Old Jeans

A growing population, rising standards of living and quickly changing fashions send mountains of clothing waste to the world's landfills each year. Although processes for textile recycling ...

Highly Flexible High-Energy Textile Lithium Battery to Cope With Surging Demand for Wearable Electronics

Researchers have developed a highly flexible, high-energy textile lithium battery that offers more stable, durable and safe energy supply for wearable electronics with a myriad of applications, such ...

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