Comet moth’s silk fibers to make ‘air-conditioned’ fabric

Fabrics made from silkworm fibers have long been treasured for their beautiful luster and refreshing coolness. Columbia Engineering researchers have discovered that fibers produced by the caterpillars of a wild silk moth, the Madagascar...

A new adhesive nonwoven tape!

Adhesive nonwoven tape is a new product which offers omni-directional stretch for superior conformability and breathability. The tape offers excellent initial skin adhesion and is water-resistant.   Elastic medical tape 3M company provides advanced adhesives for medical...
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Teijin to showcase materials at Nano Tech 2015

International Nanotechnology Exhibition and Conference (Nano Tech 2015) Teijin, a technology-driven global group, will exhibit a wide range of nanotech materials and products incorporating advanced Teijin technologies during the International Nanotechnology Exhibition and Conference (Nano...
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Carbon nanotube fibers

The highest quality links to your brain The fibers have proven superior to metal electrodes for deep brain stimulation and to read signals from a neuronal network. Because they provide a two-way connection, they show promise...

Smart underwear prevents back stress with just a tap

TV infomercials offer a world of potential solutions for back pain, but most of them have at least one of three problems - they're unproven, unworkable or just plain unattractive. A team of Vanderbilt University...
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New patient-friendly system of medicament delivery

A few years ago Niki Bayat started a project that could change the way of taking medication. She launched with Andrew Bartynski a start-up called AesculaTech and started working on a material that could...
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Oerlikon Neumag airlaid technology for Avintiv

Neumünster, 29 September 2015 – Oerlikon Neumag has successfully assembled and commissioned an Airlaid Web Forming System for the production of hygiene airlaid nonwovens at Avintiv, formerly Polymer Group Inc., Benson, North Carolina USA. One...

Harnessing friction gives soft robots new capabilities

Even octopuses understand the importance of elbows. When these squishy, loose-limbed cephalopods need to make a precise movement — such as guiding food into their mouth — the muscles in their tentacles contract to...
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Can artificial “electronic skin” protect its users?

Researchers from the University of Connecticut and University of Toronto have invented artificial skin which gives its users some extra capabilities. The skin is stretchable and has special sensors to detect a magnetic field...
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Press conference before Trade Fair

Press conference promoting Techtextil and Texprocess took place on 8th of march in Pałac Lubomirskich in Warsaw. It was an occasion to learn more about the leading technical textile fair trade. Poland is important in...
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