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Published on Thursday, 23 March 2017

Bacteria and soundwaves used in textile colouring process

Written by John Mowbray

ROTTERDAM - Dutch-based textile designers claimed to have used bacteria to speed up the process of dyeing fibres. As part of a bio-design research project, the designers found that subjecting live bacteria to sound frequencies accelerates pigment production – in theory leading to a more sustainable way of colouring textiles.


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