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Flexible Origami Donut
March 6, 2015
Toroidal origami shield can protect objects inside from being squashed.
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Laser Innovator Honored
March 6, 2015
Physicist who pioneered a host of medical and technological excimer laser applications honored.
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Cell Playgrounds
March 5, 2015
3D electronic scaffolds combine biological and electronic systems
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Programmable Metamaterials
March 4, 2015
New metamaterials can be designed to have a variety of surprising properties.
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2015 APS W.K.H. Panofsky Prize in Experimental Particle Physics Recipient

Wojcicki Stanley G. Wojcicki
Stanford University


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