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Lab-grown fabrics include spider-free silk and cow-free leather

by Futures Centre, Feb 21
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Growing fabrics in a laboratory may be the future of fashion, as companies such as Bolt Threads and Modern Meadow make greener materials. Bolt Threads grow spider silk by isolating the proteins and recreating them in a lab using yeast and sugar. Modern Meadow uses similar steps for leather, removing animals from the process.

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