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Why cotton scores over synthetics!
May 2017
Cotton’s natural benefits and improved manufacturing practices are enabling it to penetrate into high performance and active wear markets.
Future fibres hub in Australia
November 2016
Australian government’s research council has supported the creation of Aus$13.2 million hub with the support from Deakin University and industry partners. The center is part of the Institute of Frontier Materials at Deakin University in Geelong, Australia. The hub will enable Australia to be a leader in fibre research and development and will also support Geelong to be a hub for future advanced fibre manufacturing.
Ramkumar wins major award
June 2016
Texas Tech University professor Seshadri Ramkumar has been selected as the recipient of the 2016 President’s Excellence in Commercialization Award. Ramkumar, a professor of technical textiles and countermeasures to chemical threats in Texas Tech’s Department of Environmental Toxicology and The Institute of Environmental and Human Health (TIEHH), is being recognised for his revolutionary contributions to nonwoven materials.
Traditional nonwoven materials are better tissue scaffolds
- By Seshadri Ramkumar, Texas Tech University, USA

June 2016
Nonwoven substrates made using spunmelt and carding processes are cost effective to develop tissue scaffolds. A team of researchers from the University of Missouri-Columbia and University of North Carolina (UNC)/North Carolina State University (NCSU) have found that nonwoven substrates produced using the above traditional methods provided viable tissue scaffold medium compared to electrospun nanofibre webs.
Resale of branded textiles offers new scope
May 2016
Reselling fashion and branded textiles offers new opportunities for small businesses and entrepreneurs. In the West, particularly, where garage and yard sales are common, extending this concept to re-sell high fashion and branded items may offer good scope for starting new business ventures.
India to produce less cotton this year
By Seshadri Ramkumar, Texas Tech University, USA

April 2016
India is expected to produce less cotton this season ending in September, 2016
High Plains of Texas wooing entrepreneurs
By Seshadri Ramkumar, Texas Tech University, USA

April 2016
High Plains of Texas is known globally for its cotton industry
Bulletproof clothing from corn
October 2015
Cornstarch solution can be a potential candidate for next-generation bulletproof clothing and impact materials. Research in Professor Eric Brown´s laboratory at Yale University has shown a unique property of cornstarch-water mixture that responds to impacts well.
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