Biomimicry in textiles: past, present and potential. An overview

  title={Biomimicry in textiles: past, present and potential. An overview},
  author={Leslie Eadie and Tushar K. Ghosh},
  journal={Journal of The Royal Society Interface},
  pages={761 - 775}
  • L. Eadie, T. Ghosh
  • Published 6 June 2011
  • Engineering
  • Journal of The Royal Society Interface
The natural world around us provides excellent examples of functional systems built with a handful of materials. Throughout the millennia, nature has evolved to adapt and develop highly sophisticated methods to solve problems. There are numerous examples of functional surfaces, fibrous structures, structural colours, self-healing, thermal insulation, etc., which offer important lessons for the textile products of the future. This paper provides a general overview of the potential of bioinspired… 

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