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Paper tubes make stiff origami structures


September 7, 2015

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From shipping and construction to outer space, origami could put a folded twist on structural engineering. Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the Georgia Institute of Technology and the University of Tokyo have developed a new "zippered tube" configuration that makes paper structures that are stiff enough to hold weight, yet can fold flat for easy shipping and storage. Full Story

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Georgia Institute of Technology

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