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Electronic 'Word of Mouth' Useful in Detecting, Predicting Fashion Trends

Feb. 26, 2019

— According to new research, social media hashtags could be the tool fashion designers use to forecast trends in the industry to better connect with ...

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May 8, 2018

— While wearing a crisply ironed, wrinkle-free shirt makes a good impression, researchers are working to solve the issue of wrinkling when it comes to making textile ...

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Feb. 27, 2018

— Squids and octopuses are masters of disguise and humans have long envied their camouflage capabilities. A chemistry professor teamed up with the U.S. Army to find out how these colorful creatures do ...

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Infection Outbreaks at Hospitals Could Be Reduced by Copper-Coated Uniforms

Feb. 15, 2018

— Doctors, nurses and healthcare professionals could soon be wearing uniforms brushed with tiny copper nanoparticles to reduce the spread of bacterial infections and viruses, such as Escherichia coli ...

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Jan. 29, 2018

— Humans are warm-blooded animals. If they gets too hot, they can tune down their body temperature. This feat is achieved by an evolutionarily refined "AC system" in the skin: the sweat ...

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Jan. 10, 2018

— Scientists have succeeded in fabricating highly efficient organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) on an ultra-thin fiber. The team expects the technology, which produces high-efficiency, long-lasting ...

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Nov. 28, 2017

— Researchers have demonstrated how artificial intelligence and neural networks could one day create custom apparel designs to help retailers and apparel makers sell clothing to consumers based on what ...

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Nov. 13, 2017

— A new reversible fabric keeps skin a comfortable temperature whatever the weather, without expending effort or ...

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Nov. 8, 2017

— Researchers have successfully incorporated washable, stretchable and breathable electronic circuits into fabric, opening up new possibilities for smart textiles and wearable electronics. The circuits ...

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Nov. 1, 2017

— New technology harnesses electronic signals in a smart fabric to detect, capture, concentrate and filter toxic ...

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Oct. 31, 2017

— Computer scientists have created fabrics and fashion accessories that can store data -- from security codes to identification tags -- without needing any on-board electronics or ...

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Oct. 9, 2017

— Using flexible conducting polymers and novel circuitry patterns printed on paper, researchers have demonstrated proof-of-concept wearable thermoelectric generators that can harvest energy from body ...

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Aug. 24, 2017

— Engineers have created wearable displays for various applications including fashion, IT, and healthcare. Integrating OLED (organic light-emitting diode) into fabrics, the team developed some of the ...

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Aug. 20, 2017

— Soldiering in arctic conditions is tough. Protective clothing can be heavy and can cause overheating and sweating, while hands and feet can grow numb. To keep military personnel more comfortable, ...

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Smart Fabric Neutralizes Nerve Gas

Aug. 16, 2017

— A groundbreaking development has the potential to thwart chemical warfare agents: smart textiles with the ability to rapidly detect and neutralize nerve ...

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Aug. 1, 2017

— Unlike other back-saving devices, this one is mechanized and was tested with motion capture, force plates and ...

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July 21, 2017

— A new electrochemical energy harvesting device can generate electrical current from the full range of human motions and is thin enough to embed in ...

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July 12, 2017

— Wearable technologies are exploding in popularity, but most of the electronic sensors that detect and transmit data from wearables are made of hard, inflexible materials that can restrict both the ...

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June 26, 2017

— Billions of pieces of plastic are floating in the oceans. Their effects are also sufficiently well-known: marine animals swallow them or get tangled up in them, which can cause them to die in agony. ...

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June 7, 2017

— Chemical weapons are nightmarish. In a millisecond, they can kill hundreds, if not thousands. But, in a study, scientists report that they have developed a way to adhere a lightweight coating onto ...

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Tuesday, February 26, 2019

  • Electronic 'word of mouth' useful in detecting, predicting fashion trends

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

  • Researchers improve textile composite manufacturing

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

  • Squid skin could be the solution to camouflage material

Thursday, February 15, 2018

  • Infection outbreaks at hospitals could be reduced by copper-coated uniforms

Monday, January 29, 2018

  • A ski jacket that actively gets rid of sweat

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

  • Fiber OLEDs, thinner than a hair

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

  • Researchers trained neural networks to be fashion designers (sort of)

Monday, November 13, 2017

  • Double-duty textile could warm or cool

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

  • Fully integrated circuits printed directly onto fabric

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

  • New SOFT e-textiles could offer advanced protection for soldiers and emergency personnel

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

  • How to store information in your clothes invisibly, without electronics

Monday, October 9, 2017

  • Novel circuit design boosts wearable thermoelectric generators

Thursday, August 24, 2017

  • Highly flexible, wearable displays

Sunday, August 20, 2017

  • Energized fabrics could keep soldiers warm and battle-ready in frigid climates

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

  • Smart fabric neutralizes nerve gas

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

  • Smart underwear proven to prevent back stress with just a tap

Friday, July 21, 2017

  • Ultrathin device harvests electricity from human motion

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

  • Soft, stretchy fabric-based sensors for wearable robots

Monday, June 26, 2017

  • Microplastics sloughed from synthetic fabrics in the washing machine

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

  • New fabric coating could thwart chemical weapons, save lives

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

  • Off-the-shelf, power-generating clothes are almost here

Friday, April 21, 2017

  • Wonder material? Novel nanotube structure strengthens thin films for flexible electronics

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

  • Scientific advance for cool clothing: Temperature-wise, that is
  • Skin model: Gelatine instead of forearm

Sunday, April 2, 2017

  • Upcycling 'fast fashion' to reduce waste and pollution

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

  • Method could speed up design of more eco-friendly fabric softeners

Monday, March 13, 2017

  • New patterns emerge in fabric when the temperature changes

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

  • Metal-organic frameworks used as looms

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

  • Peacock colors inspire 'greener' way to dye clothes

Monday, January 30, 2017

  • ArcInTexETN: textile thinking for new ways of living

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

  • 'Knitted muscles' provide power: Normal fabric with electroactive coating adds 'muscle'

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

  • Nature's weaving formula used to engineer advanced functional materials

Monday, November 14, 2016

  • 'Back to the Future' inspires solar nanotech-powered clothing

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

  • Skin pigment could help strengthen foams, fabrics

Friday, October 21, 2016

  • New smart gloves to monitor Parkinson's disease patients

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

  • Pre-treatment of bandages may improve the antibacterial properties of nanoparticles

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

  • New smart textile is the muscle behind next generation devices

Monday, September 26, 2016

  • Scientists put a new twist on artificial muscles

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

  • Researchers identify oldest textile dyed indigo, reflecting scientific knowledge from 6,200 years ago

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

  • New fabric uses sun and wind to power devices

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

  • Wearable integrated thermocells based on gel electrolytes use body heat as power source

Thursday, September 1, 2016

  • Engineers develop a plastic clothing material that cools the skin

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

  • Wearable cloud could be less expensive, more powerful form of mobile computing
  • Toward clothes that fix their own rips

Monday, July 25, 2016

  • Self-healing textiles not only repair themselves, but can neutralize chemicals

Monday, June 6, 2016

  • 'Breaking me softly:' New fiber findings reported

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

  • Could wearable technology impact our healthcare, fashion, and even sport?

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

  • Medieval women better dressed than men

Monday, May 2, 2016

  • Innovative clothing companies more capable in implementing sustainability throughout their supply networks

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

  • Clothing made from tea byproduct could improve health of fashion industry

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

  • Revolutionary 3D printed fashion to be developed

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

  • Computers in your clothes? A milestone for wearable electronics

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

  • The impact of anti-odor clothing on the environment

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

  • No more washing: Nano-enhanced textiles clean themselves with light

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

  • Integrated iWheelchair system

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