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“Materials”

Aug 19, 2014 01:05 AM ET // Neil Savage, IEEE Spectrum
Scientists have created digital pixels that change color to match the pattern of light striking them.
Aug 7, 2014 12:27 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
Mood fabric shifts color in reaction to seven stimuli. Continue reading →
Aug 3, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
This week we turn to nature for inspiration, all the way from leaves that produce oxygen to humans that produce emotion.
Aug 1, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Glenn McDonald
The traditional Japanese art of paper folding has inspired a surprising range of technological designs.
Jul 30, 2014 03:08 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
Think of the Silk Leaf as a lightweight, low-power oxygen factory for space. Continue reading →
Jul 29, 2014 11:10 AM ET // Sarah Lewin, IEEE Spectrum
A funny thing happened on the way to making a semiconductor.
Jul 28, 2014 02:36 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
Are you saying I have problems with intimacy? Continue reading →
Jul 15, 2014 05:00 PM ET // Evan Ackerman, IEEE Spectrum
Flexible robots are ideal for crawling around and through jumbled piles of rubble.
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