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Video: Watch a simple fabric wristband control small household appliances

By Faye Oney / June 20, 2018

Researchers have devised a simple electronic textile that uses carbon nanotubes to provide an electrical charge. The device enables users to control a computer or small appliance by swiping a finger over the fabric.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / November 8, 2017

How nanoscale patterning can decrease metal fatigue, researchers demonstrate technique to fabricate safer and more compact batteries, and other materials stories that may be of interest for November 8, 2017.

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Function over form: ‘Smarter’ textiles pave way for clothes that do more than cover

By Stephanie Liverani / September 16, 2016

From textiles that effectively dissipate body heat, to fabric that harvests energy from the sun, to computers sewn right into our sweaters, check out some of the latest innovations in “smart” clothing.

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