Color by nanocrystal

August 1st, 2022

Using nanocrystals extracted from wood, Lavoine and her collaborators can print iridescent designs on clothing items. Photo: North Carolina State University. Colorful fabrics are beautiful, but creating them is one of the world’s largest sources of water pollution. Textile mills have been known to dump residual dyes and hazardous chemicals into canals, streams and rivers.  […]

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