Bio-designed shoes are ‘grown’ from bacteria

January 1st, 2021

Bio-designer Jennifer Keane is working with the k.rhaeticus bacteria that “naturally grow a tiny fiber called nanocellulose, which is eight times stronger than steel and stiffer than Kevlar®, transparent and incredibly lightweight,” she says. Ultimately, she’s learned how to manipulate howit naturally grows, using it in a process she calls “microbial weaving” to create a […]

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