Stretchable

02.29.16
Stretchy circuits will make for better wearables and robots
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Stretchy circuits will make for better wearables and robots

Liquid-metal electronics can be stretched up to four times their original length.

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06.17.15
Batteries that stretch are perfect for smart watches and clothes
06.17.15

Batteries that stretch are perfect for smart watches and clothes

Used to be that the only time your lithium-ion batteries changed their shape was when they were ab...

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02.27.13
Stretchable, serpentine lithium-ion battery works at three times its usual size
02.27.13

Stretchable, serpentine lithium-ion battery works at three times its usual size

While we've seen more than a few flexible batteries in our day, they're not usually that great at...

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12.19.12
NC State builds stretchable wires from liquid metal, keeps headphones humming (video)
12.19.12

NC State builds stretchable wires from liquid metal, keeps headphones humming (video)

More than a few of us have had that moment of panic when our headphone cords catch on an object an...

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07.16.12
NCSU creates stretchable conductors from silver nanowires, lets gadgets go the extra inch
07.16.12

NCSU creates stretchable conductors from silver nanowires, lets gadgets go the extra inch

As often as we've seen flexible electronics, there haven't been many examples that could stretch --...

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10.28.11
Korean researchers create stretchy transistors made of graphene
10.28.11

Korean researchers create stretchy transistors made of graphene

Graphene's greatness comes from its flexibility, both figurative -- you can make everything from...

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01.12.11
NC State's coiled nanowire discovery could lead to stretchable electronic devices
01.12.11

NC State's coiled nanowire discovery could lead to stretchable electronic devices

Cotton may very well be the fabric of our lives, but it'd sure feel a lot better draped across our s...

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