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Could fungi save the fashion world?

Until now, most sustainable materials designed for the fashion industry aren’t truly sustainable, with their high water footprint and even higher costs. Fungi- or bacteria-based textile materials provide an exciting – and disruptive –...

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Bacteria spur technological innovations

Wyss Institute researchers are using bacterial biofilms to produce new self-healing materials and bioprocessing technologies that could one day be used to clean up polluted rivers or manufacture new medicines. Biofilms are communities of...