New patterns emerge when the temperature changes
Imagine a single-coloured piece of cloth that suddenly displays a colourful pattern when the ambient temperature changes.
Textiles and engineering for modern healthcare
The university's new professor of biomedical engineering, Fernando Seoane, researches to make a difference.
“Knitted muscles” provide power
Researchers have coated fabric with an electroactive material, and in this way given it the ability to actuate in the same way as muscle fibres.