Bamboo 'silk' protects against UV and bugs

 作者:巫马里     |      日期:2019-03-02 12:01:02
MAKE room in your wardrobe for bamboo. Fibres formed from pulped bamboo can be woven into strong, silky fabrics that wick away sweat. Now they have been made to absorb harmful UV rays and kill bacteria as well. Bamboo, which is the fastest-growing plant and requires no pesticides, is touted as an environmentally friendly material. However, while its natural ability to kill bacteria has been hyped, Subhash Appidi and Ajoy Sarkar at Colorado State University in Fort Collins found that some finished bamboo fabric does not have this ability,