Energized fabrics could keep soldiers warm and battle-ready in frigid climates

Source: sciencedaily.com
Fashion & Textile Design

Soldiering in arctic conditions is tough. Protective clothing can be heavy and can cause overheating and sweating, while hands and feet can grow numb. To keep military personnel more comfortable, scientists are trying to create high-tech fabrics that heat up when powered and that capture sweat. These fabrics could conceivably be used in future consumer clothing.