Shape-Shifting Materials With Infinite Possibilities: Totimorphic Structural Materials Can Achieve Any Shape

Oct 2021

Researchers from the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have developed a shape-shifting material that can take and hold any possible shape, paving the way for a new type of multifunctional material that could be used in a range of applications, from robotics and biotechnology to architecture.

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Totimorphic assemblies from neutrally stable units. G. Chaudhary, S. Ganga Prasath, E. Soucy, and L. Mahadevan. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. (118) 42, e2107003118, 2021.
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