New York University

This Biodegradable Wedding Gown Was Grown From Fungus, Compost

“Grow your own” takes on a new meaning with scientific artist Erin Smith’s home-grown wedding gown. Made from tree mulch and white fungus mycelium, Smith decided to make a…

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This High-Tech Hoodie Sends Text Messages Using Simple Gestures

Roll up your sleeve to send a message that you’re busy or touch your hood to let someone know you’re thinking about them. While discreet, these movements convey real meaning…

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14 Bizarre Fashions That Sound Like April Fool's Jokes (But Aren't)

FERMENTED FASHION Don’t even attempt to get the red wine out of this dress. The skintight garment is part of a line of “fermented fashion” derived entirely from the…

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NYU Students Launch "Sloth," a Campus Thrift Store to Slow Consumption

Thrift stores abound across the United States, but Sloth has aspirations beyond buying and selling secondhand clothes. Based in New York University, the campus-run outfit is the…

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Pollution-Detecting T-Shirt Warns of High Carbon Monoxide Levels

Carbon monoxide is known as the “silent killer” because it’s colorless, odorless, tasteless, and extremely dangerous. Take it from someone who has experienced the…

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NYC EVENT: NYU Gallatin Eco-Fashion Week

Save the dates for a dynamic line-up of informative lectures and panels, roundtable discussions, educational workshops, presentations, art installations, and fashion shows that will…

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