Report: Nanofiber market growth driven by technical textiles

March 4th, 2016

The nanofiber market is expected to show significant growth, says a report by Pune, India-based Sandler Research. Many solution providers are developing improved technology and new techniques, showcasing their capabilities to provide comprehensive nanofiber solutions, analysts say. The analysts forecast that the global nanofiber market will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of […]

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Silkworms spin a colorful yarn

February 7th, 2014

Chemists in India have cut a step in the silk-dyeing process by developing an eco-friendly method that allows silkworms to spin fluorescent, colored silk: they feed the worms dyed mulberry leaves. The worms have been spinning white fibers since silk was first processed some 5,000 years ago in China; conventional coloring processes produces potentially harmful […]

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