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Ian Sample: Materials such as graphene and shrilk are so new that the scientists who discovered them hardly know what to do with them – they only know they might yet transform our lives
10 Fantastic Futuristic Materials that Actually Exist Today | Urbanist
mr interesting saved to futurism
“We may not yet have the flying car that science fiction promised us,” says Catarina Mota in today’s talk, given at TEDGlobal 2012. “But we can have walls that change color depending on temperature…
Maartje Van Dijk saved to Wearables
Gallery of Building Elements Come Alive with this Pinecone-Inspired Material that Reacts to Moisture - 2
Image 2 of 20 from gallery of Building Elements Come Alive with this Pinecone-Inspired Material that Reacts to Moisture. Photograph by Chao Chen
Jenik Prochy saved to Fancy ideas
We don’t need machines to build the automated home of the future, we can grow them right out of nature.
MEllis saved to Technology
A team at MIT Media Lab has used ancient bacteria to design a "bio-skin" fabric that peels back in response to sweat and humidity
Mandy Boyylee saved to fabric and fiber
As we talk to the label's creative director Carlo Rivetti about his colour-changing clothing, we offer you a chance to walk away with one of these sartorial bad boys
Jasni Makwana saved to PINTEREST Assignment part 1
Eindhoven-based designer Richard Vijgen has created a tapestry from thermochromic yarn that visualises the Wi-Fi signals emitted by smart devices.
on exhibition now in new york, the experimental textile turns white in response to being touched by users, and can play back images and animations via a web interface.
Megan M McClendon saved to materials
Imagine Surgeons being able to repair from their fingertips. Wearable Electronics Pave Way for Smart Surgeon Gloves
Daddy Mojo saved to tech i dig