Here are our Staff Picks for this week. Sciences and art converge again.
Bio Computer Using a PC’s waist heat to help wheatgrass germinate. Thinking inside the box. - Gregg
Superplastic Forming Aluminum Short video showing a process called superplastic forming - in this case of aluminum. Essentially, the material is heated to a high temperature, allowing it to be formed with methods typically used on plastics. In the video, the aluminum sheet is heated to about 900F before being formed over a tooling die. The pressure is applied from above with a bladder filled with compressed nitrogen. - Alex
FreshFiber Really cool iPhone/iPad cases. All the products are 3D printed in Nylon, allowing for personalizations like including your name. - Alex
f.lux Software to help you feel comfortable in front of your computer. - Brandon