Tagged: fabric


#TECH: Octopus inspires new camouflage material

The octopus’s ability to camouflage itself has inspired a new kind of thin, flexible fabric that can automatically match patterns, US researchers said Tuesday. Creatures of the ocean known as cephalopods — including cuttlefish,...


Greenpeace warns of chemicals in global fashion

Two-thirds of high-street garments tested in a study by Greenpeace contained potentially harmful chemicals, the group said Tuesday, highlighting the findings with a “toxic” fashion show in Beijing. The environmental campaign group is pushing...