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2020

Can a pair of jeans kill the coronavirus?Vox

Research reveals why it’s hard to get the smell out of polyesterFolio, UofA

2019

Clothing you don’t have to wash, explained

Choosing the environment over your laundry

Here’s why gym clothes smell so rank – and how to freshen them up

2018

How to minimize the lingering smell on your workout clothes

2017

Fabric sweat testing: Armpit excretions distinguish material and gender

‘How Often Do I Really Need To Wash My Jeans?’

Reduce your carbon footprint by washing your jeans less often: U of A researcher

Un jeans doit être lavé tous les 20 jours pour durer plus longtemps, selon une chercheuse de l’Alberta

2016

Passing the smell test

7 Performance Fabric Myths Everyone Believes

8 Reasons Why Your Leggings Smell So Bad

‘It’s Overblown’ Says Inventor Of Olympic Antimicrobial Suit

Why does my exercise clothing smell?

Grody garments: Edmonton scientists study the biology of B.O.

University of Alberta researcher wants your smelly, stinky, sweat-soaked clothing

2015

The Expert: What I Know About … Body Odour

2014

Why Levi Strauss CEO hasn’t washed his jeans in a year

Is not washing your jeans hazardous to your health?

Anti-odor workout clothes may not actually work

2013 & earlier

My Sweaty Valentine

How Often Should Gym Clothes Be Washed?: Quick Study