clothing

Water Repellent Fabric

Water Repellent Fabric

Researchers at the University of Zurich have developed a new fabric that effectively repels water. Drops of water falling on the fabric form into spherical balls on the surface and fall off without making the fabric wet when as little ...

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PAN in a Standard Smart Cotton T-Shirt

PAN in a Standard Smart Cotton T-Shirt

The Idaho based Company SCOTTEVEST recently released its “SeV” cotton t-shirt. On the surface, this shirt resembles a normal, thin cotton t-shirt. Hidden inside are three pockets; a zippered pocket on the chest and two pockets along the side seams ...

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Killer Kevlar: Clothing That Shields From Germs

Killer Kevlar: Clothing That Shields From Germs

A team of researchers led by Yuyu Sun and Jie Luo from the University of South Dakota report progress toward the first Kevlar fabrics that can kill a wide range of infectious agents, including bacteria, viruses, and the spores that ...

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Stretchable and Washable Electronic Devices

Stretchable and Washable Electronic Devices

Electronic devices with stretching and washing abilities may enhance their functionality and usability. Belgian researchers are currently working on what could be part of our daily wardrobe in the not too distant future.   Led powered by inductive coil embedded ...

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