Finest fibers (> 1 µm) open new applications in the areas of personal protective textiles, hot gas fine dust filtration, battery separators and fuel cell membranes. Currently production plants are limited in terms of temperature and pressure.
Quintessential British menswear brand Gibson has just presented its contemporary Spring-Summer 2017 collection in London, during the Jacket Required trade show.
'The beautiful potential of plants and other organisms to form living architecture inspired me to make a collection that is tangled like a maze around the body. Inspiration came from the way plants and their roots grow, and how roots have been used to grow living bridges in the forests of India. This tradition of growing bridges inspired me to re-envision my process of making a garment'.
Researchers think they may be able to replace damaged cells in the retina with similar ones found in algae and treat blindness. The technique has worked in mice and now scientists believe they can begin human trials within two years.
“The idea is to develop a treatment for blindness,” Alan Horsager of USC told New Scientist. In a working retina, nerve cells convert light into electrical and chemical signals, which are sent to the brain via the optic nerve.
Genlux Magazine is providing us again with fashion photoshoot of American burlesque artist, model and actress Dita Von Teese for the Fall 2010 issue, photographed by BarkhaX2. This issue of the magazine is described as Green Issue, titled “A Shady Green” and Dita is posing for the same. Each shoot unravels a story of the superstar siren and her involvement with two necessary greens-plants and money.