Natures weaving formula used to engineer advanced functional materials

Source: sciencedaily.com
Fashion & Textile Design

For the first time, biomedical engineers have woven a smart fabric that mimics the sophisticated and complex properties of one natures ingenious materials, the bone tissue periosteum. Having achieved proof of concept, the researchers are now ready to produce fabric prototypes for a range of advanced functional materials that could transform the medical, safety and transport sectors.