Secret Scientist: Suzanne Lee

Suzanne Lee: Senior Research Fellow at St Martin’s College of Art & Design Suzanne Lee used to work as a consultant to the fashion industry and she now focuses on bringing fashion innovation to the market place. Her recent BioCouture project involves using bacteria to produce cellulose fibres that are chemically similar to cotton. Suzanne […]

Gutted to be green

Ol’ Daisy the cow doesn’t know it, but she might just be responsible for saving the world. OK, not quite, but she does have a part to play in at least mitigating an ever-growing global energy crisis. Researchers have identified microbial genes that reside within a cow’s rumen that could potentially break down cellulose, the […]