252 Results for

elastic

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Rubber Band Machine Gun holds 672 elastic shots

The rubber band gun of your childhood can just quit now. The Rubber Band Machine Gun puts it to shame.

By December 19, 2013

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Stretchable gold conductors bring bling to elastic electronics

Researchers work with gold nanoparticles to build a stretchy, conductive material that could go into medical devices and wearable technology.

By July 19, 2013

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Elastic touchscreen lets you pinch and stretch to control

The creators of the prototype interface, called Obake, describe it as a "2.5D display".

By April 18, 2013

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MIT creates magnetic microhair that lets water defy gravity

Researchers have created an elastic material bristling with microscopic strands of nickel that can direct the flow of liquids and light.

By August 7, 2014

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ARM tries to spread its chips to forests, fields, and factories (Q&A)

Gary Atkinson's job is to make sure the Internet of Things becomes the next big thing for chip designer ARM.

By July 4, 2014

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Math has spoken: You're cutting a cake all wrong

A fascinating exposition of humanity's laziness shows the mathematically efficient way of cutting your gateau.

By June 18, 2014

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Cool! CreoPop 3D-printing pen doesn't use hot plastic

The secret to the cool temperatures of the soon-to-be-crowdfunded CreoPop 3D-printing pen is a special type of resin that hardens with UV light.

By June 5, 2014

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Infants love iPads, can't use building blocks?

Teachers' representatives in the UK worry that young children don't have some basic motor skills because all they do is swipe all day.

By April 16, 2014

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Robotic kangaroo generates its own energy

Festo has once again turned to nature to build a gesture-controlled robotic kangaroo that stores and uses the kinetic energy of its own motion.

By April 6, 2014

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Amazon Web Services gets security OK from Defense Department

The Department of Defense security and compliance blessing means more government agencies can move workloads to AWS.

By March 26, 2014