MIT Is Growing Living Bacteria Into Clothing That Reacts To Your Sweat #bioLogic


Last week MIT Media Lab unveiled bioLogic. via Gizmodo

What could bring sneaker designers, chemical engineers, fashion designers, and a human-computer interaction experts together? BioLogic is a skin-like film that ventilates via fins that are raised and lowered like tiny windows on your body, opening up when your body temperature or sweat volume reaches a crucial threshold.

“We are imagining a world where actuators and sensors can be grown rather than manufactured, being derived from nature as opposed to engineered in factories,” Yao writes about the project. Biologic is a wearable technology that grows in a dish, rather than a factory.

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