designer and researcher Amy Congdon explains how tissue engineering could be used to grow new biological textiles for the fashion industry.
"I'm looking at how we might make materials such as leather in a new way," she explains in the movie. "Rather than killing an animal you'd take cells, expand them in the lab and use that to produce your [material]."
"But you could also think about what kind of new material hybrids could we produce. Could you grow new materials that we can't get from nature""
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