“Living” Clothing that Breathes

Fabric that’s made up of a bacteria that was supposedly discovered 1,000 years ago by a Japanese samurai. This is the intersection of biology and materials science that enables novel biofabrication possibilities and very interesting fashion on the runway.

A team of researchers from MIT has developed a workout suit which incorporates microbial cells into flaps that allow it to self-ventilate. This new fabric melds biological systems and engineering perfectly — and it comes with running shoes too. Alive and Breathing If it was up to a team […]

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