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self-folding crawling robot
2014-08-08 05:03:02

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Drawing inspiration from origami, the traditional Japanese art of folding paper into three-dimensional objects, researchers from MIT and Harvard University 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. Writing in the latest edition of the journal Science, the study authors explained how their robot assembled itself...

2014-07-17 12:26:08

Use of Recycled Fiber in Top Magazine is a Game-Changer for the Publishing Industry WASHINGTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a major step forward for the use of recycled paper in the magazine industry, the National Geographic Society (NGS) has begun incorporating recycled fiber in all the pages of National Geographic Magazine, National Geographic Kids, and National Geographic Little Kids. The shift clearly demonstrates the viability of using recycled paper for high...

2014-06-18 08:25:26

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 gaming companies, FiveThirty, Inc., is bringing their acclaimed Origami game "Let's Fold" to the United States. "Let's Fold" revolutionizes the ancient art of origami by giving players the ability to have fun and challenge themselves with each new game while practicing mind-stretching techniques...

3-D Silicon Shapes Fold Themselves When Wetted By Microscopic Droplets Of Water
2014-06-04 03:08:24

American Institute of Physics Tiny self-assembling tools could one day deliver drugs to targeted areas of the body or even perform autonomous microsurgery Researchers from the University of Twente in the Netherlands have taken the precise art of origami down to the microscopic scale. Using only a drop of water, the scientists have folded flat sheets of silicon nitride into cubes, pyramids, half soccer-ball-shaped bowls and long triangular structures that resemble Toblerone chocolate...

mit self folding robots
2014-05-31 05:06:06

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Inspired by origami, engineers at MIT have developed 3D printable robotic components capable of self-assembly when heated to certain temperatures. Two research papers presented at the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation in Hong Kong this week described the latest evolution in the on-going pursuit of printable robots. The first paper identifies a system that can take digital specifications of a 3D shape and...

2014-05-27 08:31:11

BAODING, China, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Orient Paper, Inc. (NYSE MKT: ONP) ("Orient Paper" or the "Company"), a leading manufacturer and distributor of diversified paper products in North China, today announced the Company has recently commenced the final commercial production phase of its PM1 renovation project, producing insulation liner paper. Mr. Zhenyong Liu, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Orient Paper commented, "We are very pleased to re-launch the renovated...

2014-04-08 23:23:14

Becker's Spine Review is excited to recognize 16 spine devices with the 2014 "16 Spine Device Awards" list. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Becker's Spine Review is excited to recognize 16 spine devices with the 2014 "16 Spine Device Awards" list. Devices are recognized for their contribution to advancing spine technology and patient care. Devices included represent both the cutting-edge and the new gold standard in spine care. Many devices on this list have...

2014-03-27 23:00:48

This amazing technology has many benefits for both Mira and its customers, including greater efficiency and more durable books. Chesterfield, MO (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Mira Digital Publishing recently purchased a state-of-the-art PUR binder for paperback books. At the moment, fewer than 10% of book printers use PUR binding. Mira strives to be on the leading edge. PUR binding uses polyurethane reactive adhesive, which offers superior adhesion to all types of papers, coatings, and spine...

2014-02-25 08:26:31

Blurring the line between commercial- and self-publishing, one online book printer makes foil stamped book covers available to all AKRON, Ohio, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 48 Hour Books, an independent book printer in Akron, Ohio, is now offering foil-stamped book covers, enabling self-published authors to produce books as beautiful and eye-catching as the commercial publishing houses. The first in the industry to offer this premium, 48 Hour Books is blurring the line between...

2014-02-07 23:22:02

ACORN Sales has now extended lifetime warranty to custom-made embossers pledging no-charges repair of the products that are defective. In case the seal cannot be repaired, it can be replaced with one of identical size and impression. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 ACORN Sales, a prominent provider of marking & identification supplies, is now covering custom-made embossers with lifetime warranty. The company has pledged to repair or replace the defective seal with a product of...


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