Future Silk

11th May 2011

A material revolution? or a technological marvel I am not sure, but I am amazed and inspired by the new material that is being dubbed as Future silk.

A water and protein blend - similar to silk, Fiorenzo Omenetto has shown today on TED his material that is truly programably bio degradable, an edible material that is bio compatible and can be used from packaging to bones to a micro processor. It spans from a truly sustainable bio material to one that can be printed on and harvest light.

You can see the video here




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