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Defense Dept. turns to Apple, Lockheed Martin for wearable tech

The US government is teaming up with the private sector and academia to make sure the country keeps up with the rapidly advancing wearable tech market.

By August 28, 2015


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


KFC Canada celebrates 60 year anniversary with photo-printing chicken bucket (Tomorrow Daily 219)

We're not quite sure why we'd need to pick up KFC's Memories Bucket, which houses both fried chicken and a Bluetooth photo printer. Maybe you really want to capture those salty, greasy moments? We're not judging.

By August 3, 2015


NASA's potential squid rover is straight out of sci-fi

The space agency is studying the use of a soft, tentacled robot to explore watery moons like Jupiter's Europa.

By May 14, 2015


Liquid metal makes stretchable wires

North Carolina State University has created a liquid-metal cable that can stretch to eight times its size.

By December 20, 2012


Ahead of the curve: Samsung, LG and the bendable phone

Flexible and foldable smartphones may be years away, but Samsung and LG are laying the groundwork today.

By December 29, 2014


Prosthetic 'smart' skin can feel all of the things

A stretchy synthetic skin is embedded with sensors to replicate a skin-like sense of touch for prosthetics.

By December 9, 2014


Stretchable OLEDs let you fold, resize your screen

Is the display on your phone too small for you? If this prototype pans out, the solution will be simple. Stretch it.

By August 29, 2011


Fos wearable LED panel lights up urban athletes

The Fos Kickstarter project wants to brighten up the athletic fashion world with flexible LED panels that can display workout achievements.

By August 26, 2013


3D-printing with liquid metal at room temperature

A new method for printing 3D structures and wires from liquid metal opens up possibilities for flexible and stretchable electronic connections.

By July 9, 2013