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Ultra-Stretchable Wires

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Caption: Researchers from North Carolina State University have created conductive wires that can be stretched up to eight times their original length while still functioning. The wires can be used for everything from headphones to phone chargers, and hold potential for use in electronic textiles. The paper,

Credit: Dr. Michael Dickey, North Carolina State University

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