New and Notable Product Design
Features 8/15/2005 Post a comment Whether you need to protect mobile electronics, provide supportive seating, help keep cars on the road, or add a splash of color, making smart decisions about plastics can help.
Two different shape-shifting polymers have been announced from two different universities: Wyss Institute at Harvard University and Zhejiang University in eastern China. Both of them change their shapes when immersed in water, and the one from Wyss Institute was made with 3D-printing techniques.
When you think of the DARPA Robotics Challenge, you may imagine complex humanoid contraptions made of metal and wires that move like a Terminator Series T-90. But what actually happened at the much-vaunted event was something just a bit different.
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