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Cube Folding Pattern

Caption: Researchers created microscopic cubes, pyramids, half soccer-ball-shaped bowls and long triangular Toblerone-like structures, all of which fold themselves when wetted by a drop of water.

Credit: A. Legrain, et. al, University of Twente

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