For many people, fashion is everything (I'm looking at you Kim K.) But what if the worlds of fashion and function could collide? What if we could have clothes that could record music, charge our phones, or even emit light?
It's not a dream, it's a soon to be reality, all with the help of functional fibers! In today's episode, I talk to MIT Professor Yoel Fink and a few of his lab members to learn how they are working on creating fibers that can one day replace the devices that surround us. These wicked smaht scientists have created fibers that can do all sorts of crazy things; emit and detect light, control and release drugs, and even lift weights (that's more than can be said for me)!
These "tech'd" out and decked out threads are revolutionizing how we think about fabrics. Join me as I learn all about the crazy yet fabulous world of functional fibers!
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