News tagged with cotton fibers

Treated fibers clean dye-polluted waters

(Phys.org) —A cheap and simple process using natural fibers embedded with nanoparticles can almost completely rid water of harmful textile dyes in minutes, report Cornell and Colombian researchers who worked ...

dateSep 19, 2013 in Nanomaterials
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Cotton's potential for padding nonwovens

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists have conducted studies to investigate the use of virgin cotton in nonwoven materials and products. The work was led by cotton technologist Paul Sawhney and his colleagues at ...

dateSep 09, 2011 in Other
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Looking for wireless? Try a local farm

Wireless. For most, the word conjures images quaint coffee shops or busy airport lobbies – places where people drop in to check on business or check in with other people.

dateNov 10, 2010 in Engineering
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