Researchers invent super-elastic conducting fibers to make artificial muscles, sensors, and capacitors

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A University of Texas at Dallas research team has made electrically conducting fibers that can be reversibly stretched to more than 14 times their initial length and whose electrical conductivity increases 200-fold when stretched.

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Capacitors Create Fashion Statement For Tech Heads

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This necklace is bright and bold with 7 traffic cone orange capacitors!
Silver tubes space the capacitors on a snake chain.
Those creative folks over at ETSY dot com have entered another barrage of hot tech fashion staments. Case in point is the artist “digiBling” who has created an electronical array of necklaces, earrings, cufflinks, and belts to satisfy some of our most basic techy fashion flavors.
Utilizing remnants of our colorful past this artist produces jewelry from surplus parts. There is the green resistor necklace with matching earrings…
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