The multicoloured textile under distortion, which is wearable, foldable and washable, but also has a fully functioning display. Photo: AFP
The multicoloured textile under distortion, which is wearable, foldable and washable, but also has a fully functioning display. Photo: AFP
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Fabric that can display messages developed by Chinese scientists

  • Scientists from Shanghai’s Fudan University working on clothing with electronic functions that is foldable and washable recently made a breakthrough
  • They examined the structure of textiles, and developed luminescent and conductive yarns that, woven together with cotton, light up where they intersect

The multicoloured textile under distortion, which is wearable, foldable and washable, but also has a fully functioning display. Photo: AFP
The multicoloured textile under distortion, which is wearable, foldable and washable, but also has a fully functioning display. Photo: AFP
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