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Bone yarn brings new meaning to 'knitted skullcap'

Researchers at ETH Zurich have developed a way to spin good quality yarn from slaughterhouse waste.

By August 11, 2015


12 wonderfully geeky knitting projects (pictures)

The words "geek" and "knitter" aren't mutually exclusive, as these amazingly cool yarn-based projects prove.

12 Images By April 14, 2015


Wearables at war: How smart textiles are lightening the load for soldiers

From fabric keyboards to kit that powers up when the soldier mounts up, Intelligent Textiles is one of the companies on the front line of wearable technology.

By March 11, 2015


Peculiar hat displays your thoughts as colours

The Neurotiq headpiece combines knitting, 3D printing and electroencephalography to display your brain activity as an array of LED hues.

By September 29, 2014


Intel reveals MICA, its first luxury smart bracelet

The bracelet, with a sapphire display and semiprecious gems, was made for the high-end women's accessory market and will be sold at luxury retailer Barneys New York.

By September 3, 2014


Ralph Lauren biometric smart shirt debuts at US Open

Forget fitness bands. Ralph Lauren has introduced an entire fitness shirt stocked with sensors designed to monitor heart rate, stress levels, and movement.

By August 25, 2014


Intel poised to launch luxury smart bracelet at Barneys

The chipmaker, which first announced plans for the bracelet in January, is expected to unveil the wearable in the coming weeks, a person familiar with the matter told CNET.

By August 25, 2014


Jawbone Up's new software takes a bite out of weight loss and tracking food

Jawbone already tracks steps, sleep, and even caffeine: now calorie-counting, food-logging and weight loss are being revamped and brought into the fold of Jawbone's intelligent insight-based coaching.

By July 16, 2014


E3 2014: Highlights of Day Three

The best-looking games at the show, another gruesome Mortal Kombat, and getting an overload of cuteness with Yoshi's Woolly World.

By June 12, 2014


Anatomical dissections without all the mess

These aKNITomical dissection models are cute and soft -- and nothing like the grody things you remember from high school.

By June 3, 2014