New 'smart' textiles in clothing can boost the signal of wearable devices by 1,000 times, which cuts power consumption and improves security.
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Landing is stressful on a rocket's legs because they must handle the force of the impact with the landing pad. A new origami metamaterial could help.
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A new origami that morphs from one pattern to another could improve acoustics in concert halls and crash protection systems for flying drones.
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A new 4D-printed material could lead to morphing airplane wings, soft robots, and better medical implants.
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