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Pressure-Sensing Fibers Change Color When Stretched

There’s something special about the sheen of rainbow colors on oil droplets spattered on wet pavement, or on the surface of soap bubbles rising in the air. Those colorful swirls are not the result of ... read more

Harvard Scientists Create Smart Fiber That Changes Color When Stretched

“The plant, of course, cannot change color. By combining its structure with an elastic material, however, we’ve created an artificial version that passes through a full rainbow of colors as it’s stret... read more

Color-tunable photonic fibers mimic the fruit of the 'bastard hogberry' plant

Credit: Image courtesy of Peter Vukusic. (—A team of materials scientists at Harvard University and the University of Exeter, UK, have invented a new fiber that changes color when stretched. ... read more

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