Folding

09.28.15
4-gram 'Tribot' shows off heat-activated high jumping
09.28.15

4-gram 'Tribot' shows off heat-activated high jumping

This origami robot uses heat to move its limbs, and jump as much as seven times its own height.

By M. Moon,   09.28.15
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07.08.15
Sony's Folding@Home Android app now fights cancer while you sleep
07.08.15

Sony's Folding@Home Android app now fights cancer while you sleep

Want to help cure Alzheimer's or breast cancer? From now on, you don't have to do much more than...

By J. Fingas,   07.08.15
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06.10.15
Bacteria-powered folding batteries could power paper biosensors
06.10.15

Bacteria-powered folding batteries could power paper biosensors

We've seen flexible displays for some time now, and engineers at Binghamton University developed a...

By B. Steele,   06.10.15
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05.24.15
Unorthodox Sprite drone tolerates abuse and actually flies
05.24.15

Unorthodox Sprite drone tolerates abuse and actually flies

When you picture a consumer drone, something bulky with four or six props à la DJI probably...

By S. Dent,   05.24.15
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03.17.15
Folding electric bike talks to all your other smart devices
03.17.15

Folding electric bike talks to all your other smart devices

While there's no shortage of smart bikes, they still have limits: many rely chiefly on pedal power...

By J. Fingas,   03.17.15
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08.18.14
NASA researchers use extreme origami to build space solar panels
08.18.14

NASA researchers use extreme origami to build space solar panels

Here's the dilemma: rockets have only so much space, yet satellite solar panels are much more usef...

By S. Dent,   08.18.14
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12.05.13
DARPA tests ground-based prototype of its folding space telescope (video)
12.05.13

DARPA tests ground-based prototype of its folding space telescope (video)

Researchers want higher-resolution images of the Earth from space, but glass-based telescopes won'...

By J. Fingas,   12.05.13
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10.22.12
Folding@Home packs up on PlayStation 3: over 100 million computation hours added to research
10.22.12

Folding@Home packs up on PlayStation 3: over 100 million computation hours added to research

Squared away in the PlayStation 3's latest software update post, Sony announced that the Folding@H...

By M. Smith,   10.22.12
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10.16.12
Cardboard bicycle 'close to mass production': tough, green and just $20
10.16.12

Cardboard bicycle 'close to mass production': tough, green and just $20

Cardboard never ceases to amaze. Having been deployed in gramophones, stereos and even digital cam...

By D. Dhingra,   10.16.12
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