News tagged with cotton

Papuan weevil has screw-in legs

( -- New research has found that humans were not the first species to invent the nut and bolt mechanism for screwing one thing to another: weevils do the same to attach their legs to their bodies instead of using ...

dateJul 01, 2011 in Plants & Animals report
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Oldest textile dyed indigo blue found

A George Washington University researcher has identified a 6,200-year-old indigo-blue fabric from Huaca, Peru, making it one of the oldest-known cotton textiles in the world and the oldest known textile decorated with indigo ...

dateSep 14, 2016 in Archaeology & Fossils
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