Fabrics that purify water using nothing but the sun as an energy source. Clothes that can take an ECG or become cool at extreme temperatures. The textiles of the future will improve people’s everyday lives and benefit the industry, the health care sector and the environment.
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Knitted blood vessel takes shape
Within a year after having had bypass surgery, one third of the patients suffer another blockage of the blood vessel. It is hoped that Ygraft, a uniquely designed textile blood vessel, will solve this problem.