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Ever heard of a dress made out of wine?


Have you read about the dress made from wine yet? Yes, wine!

Australian researchers at the Institute of Agriculture, University of Western Australia (UWA), have found a way to make clothing out of wine using Acetobacter (bacteria). Acetobacter is a microbe that turns wine into vinegar. This same bacteria is used to grow fabric at UWA.

How? First vats (a place used to store liquids) of wine are set off to produce cellulose. Cellulose is a stringy, fibrous substance that forms the main material in the cell walls of plants. It is an organic molecule composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen according to The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition.


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