The Science Behind Wool's Powers

Wool is warm, durable, insulates even when wet, and has been used for millennia to keep people cozy and comfortable. But what makes wool such an effective insulation in the first place? To answer that question, you need to zoom deep into the structure of this remarkable fiber…

This column originally appeared in AMC Outdoors. You can read the full story here

Photo courtesy of CSIRO.

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