Fabrics are textiles that are used to make clothing and window coverings, furniture, towels, and more. Fabric can be made of natural fibers like cotton and wool or synthetic fibers such as polyester and acetate.
Sisal and sea grass are natural fibers that are gaining popularity as floor covering for their versatile and durable good looks. Learn more about them with this guide to sisal and sea grass rugs.
Wicker furniture is constructed of hard woven plant fibers such as willow switches, rattan stalks, or straw reeds. Wicker furniture was popular in Victorian times and continues to hold nostalgic appeal.
A stack of colorful oriental rugs is piled on a floor rug showroom in Istanbul, Turkey. Handmade or manufactured, in muted colors or bright, floor rugs add to the decor and warmth of any room.
Recent research shows that influenza viruses spread via respiratory particles and also can spread through the air on dust, fibers and other microscopic particles. Are you doing more harm than good by vacuuming?
By Stacey Freed, Contributor. Forbes. Sun, 06 Sep 2020 10:00:00 -0400.
Researchers have revealed a new molecular mechanism by which bacteria adhere to cellulose fibers in the human gut. Thanks to two different binding modes, they can withstand the shear forces in the body.
Science Daily. Fri, 28 Aug 2020 11:53:57 EDT.