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Another GMO protein maker, but working the cosmetics angle for specialized proteins
GMO  single  cell  organism  engineered  protein  cosmetics  production  biology 
5 weeks ago by asteroza
A radiative cooling structural material | Science
using boiling hydrogen peroxide, these researchers reduced/compressed wood by removing the lignin, making an engineered wood with interesting properties, such as high strength. The kicker is that the white material is also a narrowband IR emitter tuned to dump heat to space through the atmospheric windows, so it can cool you in broad daylight.
engineered  wood  lignin  removal  narrowband  IR  emitter  atmospheric  window  insulation  cooling  subambient 
may 2019 by asteroza
Bioinspired polymeric woods | Science Advances
Hrm, interesting wood analog that is highly insulating and with better fire resistance. Specific strength is also interesting. Sorta foamy, like aerogel
biomimicry  biomimetic  polymeric  engineered  wood  materials  science  research  technology  chitosan  pore 
october 2018 by asteroza
Zymergen
Making tailored organisms to help search for new materials.
biotech  biotechnology  materials  science  research  engineered  organism  Delicious 
october 2016 by asteroza
Composite 3D-printed metastructures for low-frequency and broadband vibration ab...
Making rocket payload launch shrouds out of engineered foam metastructures to integrate sound absorption.
3D  printing  fabbing  engineered  foam  metastructure  structure  sound  absorber  launch  payload  shroud  cover  rocket  space  materials  science  research  technology  Delicious 
august 2016 by asteroza
Ultrahigh Surface Area Three-Dimensional Porous Graphitic Carbon from Conjugated Polymeric Molecular Framework - ACS Central Science (ACS Publications)
Using hydrogels as a start point, new activated carbon with higher surface area and engineered pore size/connectivity. Good for batteries, where pore size can inhibit mobility of components.
engineered  activated  graphtiic  carbon  materials  science  manufacturing  research  technology  hydrogel  pore  size  control  interconnection  Delicious 
june 2015 by asteroza
Hollow Spheres
These guys are working on innovative ceramic hollow spheres for use in armor applications. One type is just spheres packed onto a backing plate, providing limited flex. The next type is packing spheres into woven tubes of kevlar, creating lumpy bead strings that can be assembled into a flexible armor. Final type is a hex tile module with a limited play interface, allowing small flexibility and easy customization for large area vehicle armor.
engineered  hollow  shell  sphere  hex  heagonal  tile  ceramic  materials  science  research  technology  defense  military  flexible  armor  DARPA  Delicious 
november 2014 by asteroza
alacaes
Combining a pebble thermal energy store for thermal energy recovery with tunneled underground air cavities for CAES. Possible boost of the thermal store with CPV or CSP systems. Maybe using vertically bored tunnels as well? Are they stuffing the air cavities with pebbles for thermal storage too?
engineered  reservoir  CAES  thermal  energy  storage  rock  gravel  pebble  store  green  Delicious 
september 2014 by asteroza
Optomec - Printed Electronics and Laser Additive Manufacturing Systems
Uses Sandia developed fancy laser additive manufacturing technique, for building up metal objects with few defects and much high strength.
manufacturing  engineered  shaping  fabber  hardware  net  dvices  additive  printer  metal  laser  3D  Optomec  electronics  Delicious 
march 2013 by asteroza
Materials with Controlled Microstructural Architecture (MCMA)
These nickel octet truss materials are interesting. I assume they are making them with super high accuracy laser 3D printers, probably by laser sintering.
CMA  controlled  microstructural  architecture  DARPA  materials  science  research  technology  octet  truss  porous  material  engineered  structure  Delicious 
september 2012 by asteroza
Ultralight Metallic Microlattices
Lightweight nickel lattice structure. They claim it is the lightest material currently known. Structure should be possible with other materials. Uses semiconductor lithography techniques to make a polymer template, plate the template, then etch the polymer away.
nickel  lightweight  lattice  microlattice  engineered  material  materials  science  technology  research  porous  structure  cubic  octet  truss  metal  Delicious 
november 2011 by asteroza
INL_July_2010_Storage_Nuclear_Geothermal_ABR.pdf (application/pdf Object)
Potential gigawatt/year energy storage of nuclear heat via an engineered geothermal thermal energy store
nuclear  reactor  heat  engineered  geothermal  thermal  energy  storage  filetype:pdf  media:document  Delicious 
may 2011 by asteroza
Artificial Photosynthesis in Ranaspumin-2 Based Foam - Nano Letters (ACS Publications)
Using frog derived proteins coating a foam structure to produce sugar from water and CO2 directly, no cell or other structures involved. The foam is a high surface area structure to support the carbon fixation and sugar synthesis.
artifical  photosynthesis  enzyme  sugar  production  CO2  nanoscale  photophosphorylation  high  surface  area  foam  structure  protein  Ranaspumin-2  carbon  fixation  suger  synthesis  biofuel  green  energy  biomimicry  engineered  surfactant  Delicious 
march 2010 by asteroza

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