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A sample of "smart" plastic (a) is elongated and irradiated on the right-hand side with ultraviolet light, forming a temporary shape (b). Photos (c) and (d) show the plastic recovering its original shape after exposure to UV light of a different wavelength. Scale is in centimeters. (credit: GKSS research center, Teltow, Germany)
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