Blog: A tight spot
Leonie Barrie | 25 February 2008
Of all the possible uses for a new material that can repair itself after it rips – such as adding durability to artificial bones or making unbreakable glass – the most heading grabbing application is the potential for a self-mending laddered stocking.
Its inventors say that when torn, the ‘sticky edges’ of the rubber substance can be simply pushed together and given time to bond. After 15 minutes, the join is as good as new. And it’s now ready for commercial use.
Over the past month, Donald Trump and his team failed to offer any clear plan to ensure Americans would "Buy American, Hire American" - while the British government's attempts to clarify the specifics...
The Bangladesh government was forced to respond late last week to pressure over its crackdown on labour activists after a number of global brands and retailers, including H&M and Inditex announced pla...
Fresh from their disappointment at seeing the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade deal abandoned last month with an executive order by President Donald Trump, the US apparel and footwear sector...
With the ultimate aim of ensuring all the cotton in its products is sourced sustainably, value clothing retailer Primark is adamant that having a business model focused on offering the lowest prices o...
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