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New material design stores energy like an eagle

By | 3d printing, energy, Gadgets, Latch, materials, matter, TC, universe, university of cambridge

Auxetics are materials that store energy internally rather than bulging out. In this way they can store more energy when squeezed or struck and disperse it more regularly. Historically, however, these materials have had sharp corners that could break easily with enough pressure. Now researchers at Queen Mary University of London and University of Cambridge […]

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We talk about hoofed spiders with the founder of Outlier clothing

By | BackPack, chemistry, Gadgets, manufacturing, matter, plastics, Startups, TC, technotopia

 Outlier’s founder Abe Burmeister is a designer who joined the world of clothing manufacturing over five years ago. His clothing – created with cutting edge fabrics – is touted as high-tech and very chic, but what frustrates Burmeister is how slowly the clothing industry is moving. His latest creation, a rolltop knapsack, uses a unique material to create one of the lightest… Read More

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