Jul. 16, 2010
Today, fibers are dumb strands of material. But could those fibers have more functions than just keeping the wearer warm and dry?
Jul. 17, 2009
Researchers have been able to build a fabric-based camera out of a mesh of light-sensitive fibers. We'll talk about the wok and efforts to use fibers in advanced electronics and other devices.
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