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……”The silver shirt uses the same technology to automatically “roll up” its sleeves when it is hot out, but its additional innovation is that its entire fabric is woven from shape memory threads (rather than having parallel Nitinol threads added after weaving). Called Oricalco textile, this fabric has been the subject of research about its potential additional uses, such as in coronary stents.”

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Italian Grado Zero Espace presented several projects during the Test_Lab: Clothing Without Cloth, May 26, 2011