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Make natural fabric dye with vegetable scraps
Your next knockout outfit might come from your last killer dinner.
Indigo, vermillion, and other ancient colors that have decorated the world for millennia
Humans have been searching for newer, better colors since, well, forever.
Your Blue Jeans Can Trace Their Origins To Peru, 6,000 Years Ago
People have been coloring cloth blue for much longer than we thought
Scientists Color Silk By Feeding Silkworms Fabric Dyes
The process is designed to be more environmentally friendly than traditional dyeing.
Smell-Visualizing Colorimeter Can Fingerprint Coffee Aromas and Toxic Gases
A cheap meter can now translate the most esoteric coffee aromas into pretty colored dot patterns that anyone can recognize....
The Blue Dye in M&Ms Cures Spinal Injuries
Thanks to miracle compound BBG, mice turn blue, regain ability to walk
Dyes pinpoint cancer, make it easier to remove
The 11-Year Quest to Create Disappearing Colored Bubbles
Chemical burns, ruined clothes, 11 years, half a million dollars-it's not easy to improve the world's most popular toy. Yet the success of one inventor's quest to dye a simple soap bubble may change the way the world uses color