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3D-Printed Smart Textiles Consume Less Energy, Water, Chemicals

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Sweden’s University of Borås said Tuesday it may have cracked the code on creating smart textiles at scale, unveiling a new method of production that utilizes 3D printing to increase the efficiency in which they are made. Doctoral student Razieh Hashemi Sanatgar is responsible for the breakthrough, conducting the research as part of the university’s…

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