An end to sweaty runs? Self-ventilating workout suit keeps you cool and dry during exercise
Feeling hot and sweaty during a workout could become a thing of the past - thanks to the invention of sportswear that can open up hundreds of vents on a sports top.
Scientists have invented a latex fabric that opens ventilation flaps when your body gets hot and closes when we are cooler.
This allows air to circulate, helping to remove sweat, and also to lower the body's temperature.
Powering the vents are harmless microbes built into the fabric.
When the microbes sense heat or sweat – they can be used to detect either – they contract.
This powers a tiny mechanism, known as an actuator,... read more
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