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Bioinspired Fibers Change Color When Stretched


January 28, 2013

the bastard hogberry floating in water A team of materials scientists at Harvard University and the University of Exeter, United Kingdom, have invented a new fiber that changes color when stretched. Based on the "bastard hogberry" plant, the new fiber could lend itself to the creation of smart fabrics that visibly react to heat or pressure. Full Story

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