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Twist-based refrigeration: Twisting and coiling ‘twistocaloric’ yarns to keep cool

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Researchers have discovered a new technology for refrigeration that is based on twisting and untwisting fibers. They demonstrated twist-based refrigeration using materials as diverse as natural rubber, ordinary fishing line and nickel titanium wire.

Source: ScienceDaily.com