Bloomin’ Marvellous: Flower Power Helps Medtech, University of North Carolina Study

Scientists have created a polymer flower that can bloom thanks to an internal clock…and may have uses in medtech.

Really? A plastic flower that blooms?

Yes. Scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have played around with the molecular structure of a soft polymer to create a material that can be set to change shape eg bloom.

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