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The brewing of beer produces great quantities of leftover grain, which often ends up being processed into cattle feed. Scientists have developed a new method of extracting the protein and fiber from that waste, however, for use by humans.Continue ReadingCategory: ScienceTags: American Chemical Society, Virginia Tech, Beer, Waste, Recycling, Brewing, Protein, Fiber, Biofuel
From electric planes that can only fly for so long to electric cars that need to pull over for a recharge every few hundred miles, heavy, bulky batteries are a huge, limiting factor in how far these types of vehicles can travel. Scientists at Chalmers University of Technology have been exploring an interesting alternative to these conventional energy storage solutions and are claiming a big break
the combination of a 100% carbon fiber exterior and functional 3D printed parts helped this custom 720S drop 268 pounds when compared to the stock supercar’s weight. The post fully exposed carbon fiber mclaren embraces 3D printing as new reality in exotic car design appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Utah's Klos Guitars has been making acoustics and ukuleles fashioned from carbon fiber for a number of years now, and while there have been instruments you can plug into an amp, the company hasn't ventured into all electric guitar or bass territory, until now.Continue ReadingCategory: Music, TechnologyTags: Kickstarter, Guitar, Bass guitar, Carbon Fiber
the unique carbon fiber fabric is extremely pliable and adaptive, forming complex contours around the vehicle frame. The post SWAE transforms mclaren 720S with 3D printed twill carbon fiber appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
What snowboarder wouldn't like a board that's lighter and more responsive? German scientists have created one that is claimed to deliver on both counts, plus its production process is reportedly less wasteful.Continue ReadingCategory: Materials, ScienceTags: Snowboards, Carbon Fiber, Chemnitz University of Technology, New Atlas Audio
Thanks to options like Mpowerd Luci solar strings and BioLite NanoGrid hanging lanterns, string lighting has started to creep in on the old, reliable lantern as the campsite ambient lighting source of choice. Such hanging lights create as much atmosphere as they do light, helping to delineate the campsite from the greater campground. Nite Ize offers another alternative with its new Radiant Rechar
Nokia and Vodafone have completed a trial of a new broadband technology that delivers a blistering 100 gigabits per second (Gbps) on a single wavelength. The trial was conducted using the kinds of network seen in the “last mile” between an ISP and a user, meaning it could eventually be rolled out commercially.Continue ReadingCategory: Telecommunications, TechnologyTags: Communications, Fiber, Fib
the bible text is mixed with youtube comments that were found below videos on topics such as bit rot, data loss, and (failed) back ups. The post jeroen van loon prints the entire gutenberg bible onto 12km of fiber optic cable appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
It was just last week that we heard about the Otto, a simple-to-use bike tail light with some "smart" features. Well, the unrelated Luislight L300 could be considered the Otto's headlight equivalent.Continue ReadingCategory: Bicycles, TransportTags: bike lights, Headlight, Road Safety, Kickstarter


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