Wearable dirt? Researcher turns soil into fabric

June 1st, 2023

Researchers in Columbia University’s Natural Materials Lab have found a way to make fabric from a formula that includes 60% dirt. Photos: Natural Materials Lab Penmai Chongtoua, an associate researcher in the Natural Materials Lab at Columbia University, working closely with the lab’s director, professor Lola Ben-Alon, has created fabric using at least 60% dirt. […]

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