Bend & Snap: Origami inspires new ways to fold curved objects
Yahoo! - 08/24/2015
For example, at the microscopic scale, Evans speculated that knowing which curves snap quickly could someday help researchers create tiny snapping cells or capsules that could mix together liquids, such as drugs going into the human body, faster than mixing methods available today.
“They put together an elegant theory,” Ashkan Vaziri, an engineering researcher at Northeastern University in Boston, who was not involved in the study but has studied such shapes, told Live Science.