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Plastic Clothing Inspired By Kitchen Wrap Releases Body's Infrared Radiation To Cool The Skin

Researchers modified polyethylene used in plastic wrap to develop textile that can make the skin surface cooler by 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit. What makes this new fabric different from cotton and other materials used in the clothing industry today?

Material Science September 2, 2016

2000-year old Peruvian funeral shroud reveals mastery of Paracas artisans

A funeral shroud created 21 centuries ago shows the master works of the craftspersons in the mysterious Paracas culture of Peru.

June 18, 2014

Chromosonic is a new fabric that can turn you into chameleon. Here's how

Fashion is going to the next level. A newly-invented fabric called Chromosonic can "dance" to the tune of the user's playlist and can even change colors when touched.

Life May 17, 2014

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