Streptomyces on fabric - Scott Chimileski Photography - Into the microbial world

Watch Natsai Audrey Chieza's  2017 TED Talk on using bacteria to dye fabric:

Fashion has a pollution problem — can biology fix it?

Read more about the microbial science behind the process at

Bacterial Dyes in Fashion

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Faber Futures in collaboration with Ginkgo Bioworks, 2017 | Streptomyces coelicolor, silk textile.