clothing industry

Get rid of sweat at the push of a button

Efficient clothing is needed to keep the body warm and dry during winter sports. The demands placed on such textiles are high, as people sweat up to one liter…

Crustacean Shell with Polyester Creates Mixed-Fiber Material for Nerve Repair

In the clothing industry it's common to mix natural and synthetic fibers. Take cotton and add polyester to make clothing that's soft, breathable and wrinkle…

Oetzi the Iceman Dressed Like a Herdsman

The social and cultural background of the Iceman, dubbed Oetzi, has been the subject of much debate since his mummified remains were discovered in an Alpine…