VIDEO: New fabric coating protects your clothes, and the environment

Media Note: See a demonstration video and hear from professors Emmanuel Giannelis and Jintu Fan, at or on the Media Relations YouTube page. ITHACA, N.Y. – When you spill pasta sauce on your favorite shirt but there is no trace of it after being washed, you can thank oleophobicity, a resistance to oil commonly […]

Sustainable fashion: Cornell student awarded for 3-D printed convertible activewear

ITHACA, N.Y. – With his idea for 3-D-printed, custom-fit activewear, Cornell senior Eric Beaudette hopes professional young men can go from the workplace to the gym without breaking a sweat. It could be the next breakthrough in sustainable fashion: convertible, multipurpose clothing that wearers alter seamlessly by adding or removing collars, sleeves, hoods, pockets or […]