October 26, 2011
Local high school students with the help of a Texas Tech professor and graduate student are conducting research using low-micronaire cotton.
Dr. Seshadri Ramkumar, professor at Tech, said they are using low grade cotton, which is driving these team of researchers. Vinit Singh, graduate student, said they have been able to find some interesting discoveries.
"We found that the low-grade the low-micronaire cotton, is the cotton that will absorb more oil than any natural fiber," he said.