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What is kirigami and how has it inspired scientists to create a new material?

Scientists are experimenting with 'kirigami metamorphosis', structures which can change their shape into multiple different architectures. Image: UNSPLASH/Chinh Le Duc

Matt Shipman

Research Communications Lead, University Communications, NC State University

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