"Green" fabric from chicken feathers
today Apr 23, 2009
Apr. 22 - Australian scientists are trying to change the face of fashion by turning animal waste into wearable fabric. They believe that chicken feathers can be turned into a biodegradable fiber from which new fabrics could be developed.
The sustainable fiber would not compete with natural fibers like wool, but rather replace synthetic fibers such as nylon.
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