News tagged with textile

Cleaning up behind the fashion industry

A reagent capable of removing colour left in the waste water used in the textile industry is an improvement, but choosing quality dyes would lead to less pollution alltogether.

Jul 31, 2013
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Innovative medical textiles eliminates bacteria

Scientists at the Universitat Polit├Ęcnica de Catalunya BarcelonaTech (UPC) in Spain have succeeded in eliminating infectious bacteria from medical textiles by using an enzymatic pre-treatment combined with ...

Nov 13, 2012
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Mile End chic under study

A neighbourhood's raw, edgy atmosphere is an essential feature in attracting designers, according to new research from Concordia University and the University of Toronto.

Oct 13, 2011
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Nonwoven, perfectly needled

Hardly any other textile is as versatile as nonwoven: it keeps babies’ bottoms dry and protects plants from the sun. In the Gulf of Mexico, special nonwovens soaked up the oil washed up on beaches like ...

Nov 02, 2010
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