Posts Tagged ‘Textiles’

How Kevlar Works

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

HowStuffWorks explains how Stephanie Kwolek invented Kevlar, the fiber that protects soldiers and police officers with bulletproof vests. Found at HowStuffWorks.

Milk Fashions

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

A team or researchers at the University of Bremen have created an environmentally-friendly milk-based thread that is friendly to people with skin allergies and, as if that weren’t enough, it feels like silk. Found at Deutsche Welle.

Spray-On Fashion

Monday, October 4th, 2010

Fashion you can spray on hits the catwalk. Found at YouTube from newscientistvideo.