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Nanorobotic Environments 3.17

-Nanorobotic Environments 3.17 by DeckerYeadon Nanorobotic Environments 3.17 Advertisements

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Nanocomposites

Most materials respond either elastically or inelastically to applied stress, while repeated loading can result in mechanical fatigue. Conversely, bones and other biomechanical tissues have the ability to strengthen when subjected to recurring elastic stress. Now, researchers from Rice University and the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil, have reported that a nanocomposite responds to […]

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Stretchable Solar Skin

“Super skin” is what Stanford researcher Zhenan Bao wants to create. She’s already developed a flexible sensor that is so sensitive to pressure it can feel a fly touch down. Now she’s working to add the ability to detect chemicals and sense various kinds of biological molecules. She’s also making the skin self-powering, using polymer […]

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HAIRS

HAIRS: Hydrogel-Actuated Integrated Responsive Systems Joanna Aizenberg, Harvard University Responsive behavior, which is intrinsic to natural systems, is becoming a key requirement for advanced artificial materials and devices, presenting a substantial scientific and engineering challenge. We designed dynamic actuation systems by integrating high{aspect-ratio nanocolumns or nanofins, either free-standing or substrate-attached, with a hydrogel layer. The […]

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Scaffolding Proposal

Scaffolding: Site becomes a datascape as flows of information are processed within the existing context of proposed growth. Agent based simulations react to these flows of information, determining spatial organization and structural trajectories. These simulations become not acted out within a traditional computer and monitor, but projected into the atmosphere as the calculations are processed […]

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The Nano Suit

The Nano Suit – Life Without Architecture -Jon Bailey, …an abstract for an upcoming polemical text and architectural project. In this projected future, nanotechnology (specifically relating to that of autonomous nanorobotics) has the ability to self-replicate and assemble into complex molecular configurations, where the nano-structure can assemble and re-assemble from a solid to a gas […]

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NANO SQUID SKIN

Nanotechnologists, marine biologists and signal-processing experts from Rice University, the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Mass., and other U.S. universities have won a $6 million grant from the Office of Naval Research to unlock the secrets of nature’s best camouflage artists. Ultimately, the team hopes to create “metamaterials” that emulate some of the elegant […]

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Archimorph Book I: Biophilia + Technophilia (part 1)

-Continuing the discourse on technologies role in architecture, Biophilia + Technophilia interjects with a series of polemical essays on architectures role via the coevolution of technology and biology. The text alludes to an architecture where constructs are built of biotechnical mergers, from the bottom-up through molecular processes where they are able to adapt, respond, and […]

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Nano Supermaket

–Nano Supermarket -Next Nature’s Nano Supermarket OPENS! (Next Nature)

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Thesis Precedents

-Precedent study for thesis project at the University of Michigan Digital Mania Thesis Seminar.

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