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May 25, 2019


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MIT TEAM FINDS SPIDER SILK'S USE IN ARTIFICIAL MUSCLES Researchers discovered spider silk experiences supercontraction, as the fibers respond to changes in moisture. Not only do the threads contract, they also twist at the same time, providing a strong torsional force. Read more… Polartec and Kraig to bring Spider Silk fabrics to market Initially developed for specialized military applications, these materials made from recombinant spider silk will eventually service the global market for high performance textiles and apparel. Read more…
IS FAST FASHION SLOWING DOWN? It may be some time until the fast-fashion industry completely slows down, but with new trends being set in motion, there is now hope that 'slow fashion' is a trend gathering traction. Read more… Crocheting helps elementary pupils focus Crocheting can have a calming, meditative effect on students, and helps them — particularity students with attention issues — focus during quiet times. Read more…
This Army Packing Technique Could Save You Money on Baggage Fees Learn the Ranger Roll. It’s possibly the most efficient packing method. And with less space taken up by clothing, you may need fewer bags, which could definitely help avoid checked baggage fees. Learn the Ranger Roll. Read more… How to Remove the Vinyl Adhesive of a Jersey You have the option of using common ingredients or commercial products, but both will accomplish the task. Read more…
A bra specifically designed for women who have a mastectomy now exists A bra made specifically for women who have undergone a mastectomy, crafted using a new technique involving algorithmic patterning to make three-dimensional lace. Read more… One Thing to Do With Old Clothes? Turn Them Into Art Eileen Fisher, a leader in the sustainable fashion sphere, is tackling 'What can you do with clothes you don’t wear anymore?" One option is to turn them into art. Read more…
DIAPER WHICH SIGNALS TIME FOR CHANGE Scientists from the University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) has developed an innovative diaper design which visually signals it is time for diaper change even in darkness. Read more… 6 Lacing Hacks to Make Your Running Shoes Way More Comfortable Here's what you need to know about running shoe-lacing hacks, including the problems they can solve, with an expert's stamp of approval, and how to try 'em for yourself. Read more…

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