ETH Zurich researchers have developed multifunctional origami structures, which they then fabricated into 4D printed objects. The design principle mimics the structure of an earwig’s wing.

Read more: https://www.ethz.ch/en/news-and-events/eth-news/news/2018/03/earwigs-and-the-art-of-origami.html

Reference:
Faber JA, Arrieta AF, Studart AR. Bioinspired spring origami. Science, published online, 22nd March 2018. http://science.sciencemag.org/content/359/6382/1386
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  1. Amazing design and clever use of 3D printing.

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