Transparent crabshells – new high tech material?

This ars technica article discusses the use of transparent chitinous protein as a heat stable, light and durable material for next generation trasparent substrates for things like flexible display screens, and “smart skins” on irregularly shaped objects.

About Paul Vebber

"If you read about something, you have learned about it. If you can teach something, you have mastered it. Designing a useful game about something however, requires developing a deep understanding of how it relates to other things."

Posted on December 3, 2011, in Cool Stuff and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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