Biomimetics and biotextiles

October 7th, 2016

Imitating nature offers sustainable choices in new textiles. Nature provides the inspiration for many innovations, including in the field of textiles. Some efforts, however, are quite specific in imitating nature. In fact, an entire field of science has blossomed under the name “biomimetics,” a term first coined in 1969 by Dr. Otto Schmitt, who spent […]

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