Are your clothes getting enough work done? Sure, they’re comfortable enough, and you like the way they look. But shouldn’t they be doing… well, more? What if your jacket could do something useful, like charge your cell phone, while you’re walking around town in the sunlight? Marianne Fairbanks is an assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin School of Design. She’s been collaborating with Chemistry professor Trisha Andrew to create fabrics that contain flexible solar cells. Marianne Fairbanks joins us now by phone.