By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – When you buy pasta, it usually looks the same when you cook it.

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But researchers at Carnegie Mellon’s Morphing Matter Lab — yes, there is such a thing — have developed flat pasta that morphs into shapes when it is cooked.

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(Photo: CMU)

The morphed pasta is made only of semolina flour and water. It turns into tubes, spirals and twists.

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Researchers say it looks, feels and tastes like traditional pasta. They believe this invention will cut back on packaging and save storage space.