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kirigami
2014-12-15 02:30:10

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.

origami solar panel array
2014-08-15 05:33:22

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.

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

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.

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

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

Tiny self-assembling tools could one day deliver drugs to targeted areas of the body or even perform autonomous microsurgery

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

Inspired by origami, engineers at MIT have developed 3D printable robotic component capable of self-assembly when heated to certain temperatures.

2013-09-19 23:01:43

Physicist Robert Lang, the world's foremost paper-folding artist, will present "The Mathematics of Origami" at Lafayette College in Easton, Pa. Easton,

2013-05-04 23:00:46

Kids Activities Blog's make a dog tutorial is an easy origami project for kids that combines art, math, history, and science in a fun and hands-on way. Dallas,

2012-07-21 23:02:49

OhioPaperFolders, Sponsors of the Annual CenterFold Origami Convention Held in Central Ohio is Pleased to Announce Michael LaFosse, Richard Alexander and Bernie Peyton as Guests of Honor for CenterFold


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