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At left, different patterns of slices through a thin metal foil, are made by a focused ion beam. These patterns cause the metal to fold up into predetermined shapes, which can be used for such purposes as modifying a beam of light. Courtesy of the researchers

Kirigami-inspired technique manipulates light at the nanoscale

Nanokirigami is based on the ancient arts of origami (making 3-D shapes by folding paper) and kirigami (which allows cutting as well as folding)...
Ruike Zhao, a postdoc in MIT’s Department of Mechanical Engineering, says kirigami-patterned adhesives may enable a whole swath of products, from everyday medical bandages to wearable and soft electronics. Image courtesy of researchers

Paper-folding art inspires better bandages

Adhesives like these bandages are very commonly used in our daily life, but when you try to attach them to places that encounter large,...

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