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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Robots in development can reach out and touch someone

Georgia Tech team is working on a robotic arm that can "feel" through clutter to reach something, a common search-and-rescue task.

By May 1, 2013

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Thalmic Labs working on wearable remote control

The MYO armband reads muscle movement and sends the data via Bluetooth to control computers, smartphones, or almost any digital device.

By April 24, 2013