Morphing plastic inspired by sea cucumber

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8 Responses to “Morphing plastic inspired by sea cucumber”

  1. Takuan says:

    “switch between soft and rigid in seconds”….oh yeah……

  2. blake says:

    Jus’ curious… Is Case Wester Reserver U. slightly more reserved and west of Case Western Reserve U., ’cause I know where that one is, but I ain’t never heard of that other one.

  3. LORISNJ says:

    Can anyone give a guess on how long it will take for the commercial market to turn this into another Viagra related product?

    Boinnnnnng!

  4. Gilbert Wham says:

    Brain implants? Pah! Where are my electric armour-pants!

  5. Hunty says:

    Sea cucumbers are my favorite invertebrates. Any animal that yarks up its own internal organs, lets predators eat them, then slowly regrows them is OK in my book.

  6. Takuan says:

    you’d LIKE me

  7. hellhead says:

    Condoms made of this stuff would rock.

    It starts out all hard then gets all flacid.

  8. Zan says:

    So let me get this straight: they’ve invented a material that is rigid, but gets soft and floppy when put into water. So basically, they’ve invented… spaghetti?

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