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Know How to Fold 'Em: How Origami Changed Science, From Heart Stents to Airbags

From LA Weekly

 

What do cutting-edge developments in heart stents, air bag logistics and space telescope lenses have in common with a folded paper frog? These advances in technological design all are based on the principles of origami -- an ancient sculptural art form with strong links to mathematics, engineering and science.

 

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