Scientists Create New Super-Insulating Smart Roof From Cooking Oil

March 22, 2010 by  
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Scientists just announced that they’ve found a great new use for used cooking oil — and it doesn’t have anything to do with a VW bus . They’ve figured out how to turn the waste from your favorite greasy foods into a “bio-coating” for roofs that regulates temperature in hot and cold weather.

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DARPA Unveils Speedy Solar-Powered Smart Blimp

March 22, 2010 by  
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The military often gets to check out exciting green technology before the general public. Case in point: DARPA ’s new smart blimp, an automated, unmanned airship featuring an advanced radar system, solar cells , and a fuel cell to store energy at night. Dubbed The Integrated Sensor Is the Structure ( ISIS ), the helium-filled blimp takes advantage of its radar system to offer up high-resolution images of battlefield scenes.

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