Cotton, polyester … and okra

July 1st, 2022

Stem waste from the okra plant is blended with cotton and polyester to form a new hybrid textile. Photo: Dileep Kaluaratchie Many commercial textiles today are made of cotton and polyester blends and can be found in everything from T-shirts to canvas products. But researchers in Lahore, Pakistan, are adding a new ingredient to the […]

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