Miniaturist Jason D’Aquino Creates Tiny Portraits on Recycled Matchbooks

January 3, 2012 by  
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Apogee Stadium: US’ First LEED Platinum Stadium Uses Wind Turbines to Power its Games

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Genetically Modified Silkworms Spin Super Strong Spider Silk for Bandages and Bulletproof Vests

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Genetically engineered spiders may be the stuff of comic books , but what about genetically engineered silkworms? Working at the University of Wyoming , a team led by Dr Donald Jarvis has successfully modified silkworms in order to make them spin stronger silk that contains spider proteins. This makes the silk much more elastic and extensible, opening up a wide range of applications including textiles, bandages for burn victims, and even bullet-proof vests. Read the rest of Genetically Modified Silkworms Spin Super Strong Spider Silk for Bandages and Bulletproof Vests Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: engineered silkworms spider silk , silkworms spider silk , silkworms spider silk artificial fibres , silkworms spider silk bullet proof vest , silkworms spider silk fibres , silkworms spider silk medical , silkworms spider silk strong fibres , university of Wyoming dr jarvis , university of Wyoming silkworms

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The World’s First Tower Built by Flying Robots Rises in France

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A swarm of robots working flawlessly in tandem have successfully built a beautiful undulating tower in a warehouse outside of Paris. The world’s first building built by flying robots was designed by architects Fabio Gramazio and Matthias Kohler of Gramazio & Kohler , and it was assembled in a matter of days by levitating robots engineered and built by ETH Zurich . The installation, entitled Flight Assembled Architecture, was built in an art space called FRAC – check out a video of the process after the jump! Read the rest of The World’s First Tower Built by Flying Robots Rises in France Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: art installation , flying robot tower , flying robots , frac , green art , green construction , green technology , Paris , robot art , robot building , robot construction , robot construction workers , robot swarm

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