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Origami is capable of turning a simple sheet of paper into a pretty paper crane, but the principles behind the paper-folding art can also be applied to making a microfluidic device for a blood test, or for storing a satellite's solar panel in a rocket’s cargo bay.
Researchers from North Carolina State University, Duke University and the University of Copenhagen have created the world’s largest DNA origami, which are nanoscale constructions with applications ranging from biomedical research to nanoelectronics.
Researchers say origami could be useful one day in utilizing space solar power for Earth-based purposes, such as an orbiting power plant that wirelessly beams power down to Earth using microwaves.
Drawing inspiration from origami, the traditional Japanese art of folding paper into three-dimensional objects, researchers have created a way to coax flat sheets of composite materials to transform themselves into complex robots capable of performing tasks such as crawling and turning.
Korean company FiveThirty brings the ancient paper art into the digital now SEOUL, South Korea and CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One of South Korea's leading mobile
Tiny self-assembling tools could one day deliver drugs to targeted areas of the body or even perform autonomous microsurgery
Inspired by origami, engineers at MIT have developed 3D printable robotic component capable of self-assembly when heated to certain temperatures.
COLLEGE PARK, Md., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If you think your origami skills can't be beat - try this: (1) use the world's thinnest material, (2) make the origami fold and unfold
- Multifunction Printer Creates Office!? 1,744 Origami Works Adorn Space in Movie - TOKYO, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Konica Minolta, Inc.
- A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
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