Wednesday, October 13, 2004

Cyborg Couture

The Tissue Culture & Art Project (via BoingBoing)
A tiny "stitchless" jacket grown in vitro in a "technoscientific body":

As part of the The Tissue Culture & Art Project, the "Victimless Leather" is grown out of so-called immortalised cell lines, which are cultured to form a living layer of tissue on a biodegradable polymer matrix in the shape of a coat.


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