The pandemic has put a spotlight on a once little-discussed disorder – hoarding. But hoarding disorder is not what you might think.
Nov. 17, 2020 • ~8 min
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"...simple paper sheets from a notebook can be transformed into music player interfaces for users to choose songs, play them, and change their volume."
Sept. 1, 2020 • ~4 min
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Shifting the U.S.'s COVID-19 testing strategy to emphasize inexpensive, daily tests would break national transmission chains within weeks, an infectious disease testing expert said.
Aug. 11, 2020 • ~6 min
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Pop-up sensors based on the Japanese paper art of kirigami are ideal for pressure sensing because they can take repeated compressions.
May 15, 2020 • ~6 min
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Researchers have taken inspiration from the Japanese paper art of kirigami to make robotic devices that fold themselves into new shapes with a bit of heat.
Dec. 17, 2019 • ~3 min
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It only takes 10 particles of norovirus to cause seriously unpleasant digestive distress. Here's a new way to detect them.
Aug. 30, 2019 • ~5 min
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A new way to model heart valves to study heart disease uses paper. It shows that when collagen gets out of place, it can have dire consequences.
Aug. 6, 2019 • ~6 min
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