Archive: February 2024

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Modular textile origami snake robot for search and rescue

Researchers at the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Southern Denmark are developing an origami-style snake robot that can move on uneven terrain and...

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Flexible displays using ‘swarm technology’

Dynavisual has developed a patented technology to visualise data on smart textiles that allow for adaptive and interactive projections, which can be used for a...

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Self-healing system for concrete infrastructure

Researchers from Drexel University’s College of Engineering are using fibre reinforcement in hopes of producing concrete structures that can repair their cracks.

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Achieving sustainability in smart wearable electronic textiles

Multifunctional electronic textiles (e-textiles) offer a transformative solution with added electrical, thermal and optical functionalities to interface with the human body, enabling continuous monitoring, collection...

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Nanodiamonds could hold key to cool clothing

Researchers from RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, are using nanodiamonds to create smart textiles that can cool people down faster.

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Vibrating glove helps stroke patients recover from muscle spasms

After a stroke, survivors often experience uncontrollable spasms that can twist their arms and hands into perpetual fists.

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‘Sweet spot’ found for length of yarn-shaped supercapacitors

Researchers at North Carolina State University have identified a “sweet spot” at which the length of a thread-like energy storage technology called a yarn-shaped supercapacitor...

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