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The students of a Harvard engineering professor have ventured down an inadvertent fashion path in the quest for innovative design. In the exercise, they've developed fiber-optic signals embedded within clothing to illustrate the wearer's heartbeat, position relative to the Earth's magnetic field, and noise level within the room. Don't expect to see it at the mall anytime soon, but it's certainly an example of the future of clothing. [Boston Globe]