Silk leaf maker says material could aid space journeys

Graduate builds living leaf from silk fibers and chloroplasts that produces oxygen

A graduate of the Royal College of Art has developed a synthetic biological leaf. Potential applications range from the material…

Full text: http://phys.org/news/2014-07-silk-leaf-maker-material-aid.html

Author

Nancy Owano

Source

Phys.org, 2014-07-30.

Supplier

Royal Academy of Arts (UK)
Tufts University, Medford

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