Saturday, August 9, 2008

New Materials

Stretch and Bend Physics

Japanese Tsuyoshi Sekitani and colleagues have produced a super-stretchy, rubbery material with excellent electronic properties. The innovation means electronic devices could be mounted anywhere, including on curved surfaces or in movable parts such as the joints of a robot's arm.

Here is the adult version of the story AND if you feel more like a kid you can read this version of the story. Either way, it is fabutastic! :-))

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