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Generating Light from Darkness: Joule
Using narrowband emitters to emit heat through the atmospheric IR window, you can make a plate cold on the sky facing side, creating a heat difference a thermoelectric generator can utilize
narrowband  IR  emitter  surface  treatment  atmospheric  window  heat  differential  night  sky  thermoelectric  generator 
2 days ago by asteroza
In vivo liquid biopsy using Cytophone platform for photoacoustic detection of circulating tumor cells in patients with melanoma | Science Translational Medicine
Cytophone is a rig that straps onto you skin without surgury, detecting and zapping cancer cells in blood. So, just waiting long enough should have most of your blood pass through the spot the Cytophone is blasting.
Cytophone  laser  cancer  cell  destruction  live  treatment  medicine  health  research 
12 weeks ago by asteroza
Photovoltaics
Interesting light trapping topology that can be added to PV to allow high off-angle performance. Allegedly 95% at 60 degrees off.
PV  solar  panel  topography  lithography  light  trapping  structure  off  angle  incidence  capture  surface  texture  treatment  space 
june 2019 by asteroza
Music in premature infants enhances high-level cognitive brain networks | PNAS
Certain structured music for premature babies can help recover neural development lags from full third term delivered babies it seems. Wonder if running the same sounds through a speaker attached to the woman's belly might improve things for normal babies? MP3's included
preamture  baby  music  audio  stimulation  treatment  health  medicine  neural  network  brain  development  biology  research 
may 2019 by asteroza
Pitt, CMU Receive Department of Defense Contracts To Create Autonomous Robotic Trauma Care System
Trying to create a trauma cocoon to stuff injured people into for automated stabilization/treatment during the "Golden Hour" transport period.
health  medicine  research  automated  portable  trauma  cocoon  treatment  suit  DARPA  TRACIR 
may 2019 by asteroza
A strongly adhesive hemostatic hydrogel for the repair of arterial and heart bleeds | Nature Communications
UV hardening/gelling hydrogel as a way to sell wounds. Sticky so can be used to seal blood vessels. In the Vietnam War, the US military used superglue in the same capacity, but the skin irritation factor is the reason why the FDA never approved it for civilian use.
biology  health  medicine  puncture  wound  blod  vessel  seal  sealant  adheasive  hydrogel  biogel  protein  matrix  trauma  treatment 
may 2019 by asteroza
Brain wave stimulation may improve Alzheimer’s symptoms | MIT News
40Hz light and sound pulses can fight Alzheimer's.

So now your doctor says go to a drum&bass show.

Untz Untz Untz
40Hz  light  sound  pulse  flicker  medicine  health  gamma  oscillation  alzheimers  treatment  research  external  stimulation 
march 2019 by asteroza
Nelumbo
Some sort of surface treatment for heat exchangers that have condensation, that throws off the droplets
hydrophobic  surface  treatment  condensing  heat  exchanger  materials  science  research  technology 
october 2018 by asteroza
A comparison of the antifouling performance of air plasma spray (APS) ceramic and high velocity oxygen fuel (HVOF) coatings for use in marine hydraulic applications: Biofouling: Vol 34, No 5
Still kinda expensive to do a whole ship hull, but this basically uses a supersonic flamethrower to treat a metal surface with a carbide layer for biofouling protection, cuts fouling by 50% or more.
marine  materials  science  research  technology  carbide  surface  treatment  antifouling  coating  high  velocity  oxygen  fuel  plasma  spray 
october 2018 by asteroza
Therapeutic luminal coating of the intestine | Nature Materials
Similar to gastric bypass surgery remove a segment of GI tract, or similar tubular net like structures inserted after the stomach, they effectively block nutrient absorption. So, the idea here is, make a pill that can temporarily coat the GI tract to block nutrient uptake. No need for heavy surgery and no risk of a mesh tube getting dislodged, but you need to take the pill regularly.
diabetes  treatment  gastrointestinal  tract  surface  coating  block  health  medicine  research 
june 2018 by asteroza
Phage treatment of human infections
bacteriophages may be our last stand after antibiotics fail
bacteriophage  phage  antibacterial  treatment  medicine  health 
november 2017 by asteroza
Velcro®-Inspired SiC Fuzzy Fibers for Aerospace Applications - ACS Applied Mater...
Coating silicon carbide fibers with fuzzy silicon carbide nanotubes/nanowire like a velco surface of fuzzy fibers improves composite ceramic performance in high heat applications.
silicon  carbide  nanotube  nanofiber  reinforced  composite  ceramic  materials  science  research  technology  velcro  surface  treatment  fiber  fuzzy  Delicious 
march 2017 by asteroza
Production of Flexible Transparent Conducting Films of Self-Fused Nanowires via ...
Launching silver nanowire suspension water out of a supersonic nozzle at a specific speed allows creating a transparent thin film mat on a surface, that fuses/evaporates on impact. The resulting thin film is transparent, conductive, and stretchable.
fused  silver  nanowire  fiber  mesh  mat  conducting  conductive  stretchable  transparent  thin  film  manufacturing  materials  science  research  technology  surface  treatment  impact  fuzing  Delicious 
november 2016 by asteroza
High-performance shape-engineerable thermoelectric painting : Nature Communicati...
Paintable TE is nice for complex shapes and secondary surface treatment is neat, but the ZT still sucks (how much room for improvement?)
materials  science  research  technology  thermoelectric  power  generator  paint  surface  treatment  Delicious 
november 2016 by asteroza
Development of a wearable medical device for type 2 diabetes
This sounds promising, as a weight loss belt. I wonder if they can combine the heat/electric shock with those tuned IR LED's that can help burn some types of surface fat?
japan  research  heat  shock  mild  electrical  stimulation  diabetes  treatment  medicine  health  research  obesity  fat  loss  Delicious 
november 2016 by asteroza
Making metal surfaces strong, resistant, and multifunctional by nanoscale-sculpt...
So etching metal surfaces slightly then squishing them together with a light glue makes for a surprisingly strong metal-on-metal bond
etch  etching  metal  surface  treatment  bond  materials  science  research  technology  Delicious 
september 2016 by asteroza
Lucky Iron Fish
For rice heavy diet regions where people suffer from iron deficiency, assuming their local water isn't arsenic contaminated (which blocks iron uptake), putting a lump of bio-available iron in water or soup during cooking (10 minutes, with a bit of lemon to improve uptake) had substantial health improvement without the side effects of typical iron supplement tablets.
health  medicine  food  cooking  iron  defficiency  fish  metal  anemia  treatment  aneamia  anaemia  Delicious 
september 2016 by asteroza
Switching stiction and adhesion of a liquid on a solid : Nature : Nature Publish...
So applying electricity causes a flap to rise or fall, changing surface properties from hydrophobic to hydrophillic and vice-versa.
electroactive  hydrophillic  hydrophobic  surface  treatment  materials  science  research  technology  boron  nitride  white  graphene  Delicious 
july 2016 by asteroza
IFAT 2016: Fertilizer from wastewater
Considering the issues of peak phosphorus, this should be installed in pretty much every sewage plant.
wastewater  sewage  treatment  phosphorus  recovery  electrolysis  cell  reactor  Fraunhofer  Delicious 
june 2016 by asteroza
Passive radiative cooling below ambient air temperature under direct sunlight : Nature : Nature Publishing Group
Interesting mixed material which re-emits heat at atmospheric IR transparency windows, effectively becoming a passive cooler. So an external radiator on earth covered with this paint can get pretty cool.
photonic  radiative  cooling  solar  radiator  mirror  selective  thermal  emitter  materials  science  research  technology  passive  hafnium  silicon  dioxide  tuned  cooler  nanoparticle  layer  IR  infrared  transparency  window  atmospheric  green  paint  surface  treatment  Delicious 
december 2014 by asteroza
Optics InfoBase: Optica - Radiative cooling of solar cells
Etching silicon pyramids to increase surface area on a silicon PV cell improves heat rejection
solar  PV  cell  radiative  cooling  silicon  pyramid  structure  radiator  surface  treatment  Delicious 
august 2014 by asteroza
PRO-TEQ: spray applied elastomeric polyurethane - polyurea coatings
Somebody decided putting glow-in-the-dark materials inside that rubberized road coating for footpaths was a good idea, and it might be if it lasts.
elastometric  surface  treatment  polyurethane  paint  road  glowing  UV  Delicious 
october 2013 by asteroza
Compound Derived from Vegetables Shields Rodents from Lethal Radiation Doses
Possible additional compound to mix with iodine pills for post nuclear disaster treatment. Provides high gamma radiation protection somehow.
protection  defense  radiation  gamma  treatment  health  medicine  diindolylmethane  DIM  Delicious 
october 2013 by asteroza
Terapio
Originally intended as a possible treatment for astronauts in a radiation environment. Which is basically anywhere without a magnetosphere.
RLIP76  protein  radiation  defense  countermeasure  medicine  health  treatment  biology  research  liposome  Delicious 
august 2012 by asteroza
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