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Nature's Fiber

  1. Aug 22, 2003 #1
    How cool is this!?

    http://www.cnn.com/2003/TECH/08/21/natural.fiberoptics.ap/index.html [Broken]
    Last edited: May 1, 2017
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  3. Aug 22, 2003 #2
    I say it's Hell-A-Cool!

    Here's the quote on that page:

    We can draw it on paper and think about engineering it but we're in the stone age compared to nature. -- Geri Richmond

    Well, nature doesn't need funding now does it?
  4. Aug 22, 2003 #3


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    That's pretty amazing alright. I wonder how these fibers would compare with the fur on a polar bear for flexability, durability, optical properties, etc.
  5. Aug 23, 2003 #4

    Ivan Seeking

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    ...what a few million years of evolution will do. Amazing!
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