Rubber Band Electronics Stretch Into the Future of Medical Monitoring

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And that’s why researchers at the McCormick School of Engineering are working on something that they call “rubber band electronics.” These electronics can stretch to over 200% of their original size, all while retaining a suitable level of functionality and conductivity.

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Video: Massive slingshot cannon goes medieval on your car

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The Slingshot Cannon weighs about 200 pounds and is powerful enough to destroy a small car. With a giant rubber band. Last year, the inventor made a little toy-sized model that was fully functional with its 8mm steel balls, but that was just a destructive little toy. This year’s model is ten times bigger.

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