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A plastic fabric could keep people cool — and help to fight global warming

Photographs of woven fabric samples stained by a commercial food colourant and subsequently rinsed under running cold tap water

Swatches of polyester, linen, cotton and woven polyethylene (top row, left to right) are stained with food colouring (middle row) then shown after rinsing in plain water (bottom row). Credit: M. Alberghini et al./Nature Sustain.

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Nature 591, 505 (2021)

doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-021-00684-x

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