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2014-01-23 12:22:38

MIAMI, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FIU researchers are using technology and principles derived from the traditional Japanese art of origami to create remarkably compact and incredibly efficient antennas and electronics. "By using origami geometries we can reconfigure antennas to whatever shape fits our purpose," said Stavros Georgakopoulos, assistant professor in FIU's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. "These geometries offer unique advantages of...

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, PA (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 The ancient art of paper folding has gone high-tech and a new exhibit at Lafayette College features an amazing collection of sculptures that blend math and science with the practice of origami from some of the planet’s most extreme paper-folding artists. Called Crease, Fold and Bend the...

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, Texas (PRWEB) May 04, 2013 Make a dog. Easy origami ideas for kids have been published on Kids Activities Blog. The paper folding ideas combine art, math, history and even science in a fun way. Explore the world of paper folding and origami by making some simple designs. Origami combines the world of art with geometry to make awesome...

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 2012. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) July 20, 2012 August 16th-19th 2012 ---- CenterFold, the premier mid-west origami convention to feature origami masters Michael LaFosse, Richard Alexander and Bernie Peyton. This fun educational four day event includes dozens of origami classes ranging from...

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2012-03-12 06:48:24

Chemists from the University of Texas at Austin have developed a new origami-inspired paper sensor that can reportedly test for malaria, HIV, and other diseases and costs less than a dime per unit. According to Gizmag reporter Ben Coxworth, the device is known as the origami Paper Analytical Device (oPAD) and was invented by university researchers Hong Liu and Richard Crooks. The oPAD is folded together by the user and was inspired by both the traditional Japanese art of paper folding and...

2012-02-10 13:00:00

Memory Cross has created an Valentine's tract that makes it easy for Christians to share God's love with others. The origami style card creates a never ending loop and the message expresses God's love in a simple way. Jamestown NC (PRWEB) February 10, 2012 Memory Cross has created for Valentine's day a Christian tract that makes it easy to share God's love. Because of the unique fold the origami style card captures attention and the message shares God's love in a simple way that even a...

2012-01-19 13:00:00

John 3 verse 16 is the most quoted Bible verse ever and has been shared by millions of people. Its simplicity summarizes the essence of God´s love. Memory Cross has created an origami style card that celebrates this powerful verse. Jamestown, NC (PRWEB) January 19, 2012 John 3 verse 16 is the most quoted Bible verse ever and has been shared by millions of people. It´s simplicity summarizes the essence of God´s love. For God so loved the world That he gave his one and...

2011-06-08 09:52:00

MIDLAND, Pa., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the surprisingly large and active global origami community, folders explore geometric shapes from basic to complex, whether they know it or not. Origami is increasingly becoming a tool for educators to demonstrate geometric principles in ways that make sense to students. Origami is also valuable in helping students understand various aspects of technology. Calista Frederick-Jaskiewicz, a 15-year-old student at the Pennsylvania...

2011-04-11 06:36:00

PRAGUE, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Origami for Japan is organising a worldwide initiative in support of the people of Japan following the recent devastating earthquake and tsunami. Events are being held around the world at which well-wishers will fold a thousand origami paper cranes as a symbol of companionship for those who are suffering. Origami for Japan strongly believes that through mass participation in origami folding events, the initiative will serve both as a memorial...

2011-02-25 16:00:00

HAMPTON, Va., Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Some would say, it's only a paper moon, crane, rose, Hercules Beetle or stellated icosahedron, but it's not make believe. There are advanced mathematical techniques in today's origami sculptures, the centuries-old Japanese art of paper folding. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) On Tuesday, March 1, at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Robert Lang, a pioneer in computational origami, will present...