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Aerogel: Scientists develop super-insulating transparent gel

Scientists have developed Aerogel, a transparent heat-resistant super-insulating gel using beer waste. It may be used to build greenhouse-like habitats for human colonised on extraterrestrial habitats such as Mars or Moon. It could also be used on buildings on Earth to help make huge savings on energy costs. Key Facts Aerogels defining feature is air, ..

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Paper waste turned into non-toxic green Aerogel for first time

For the first time, scientists from National University of Singapore (NUS) have successfully converted paper waste into green nontoxic cellulose aerogels. Aerogels are among the lightest solid materials in the world and are also one of the finest insulation materials available. Green Aerogels are ultra-light, non-toxic, extremely strong, flexible and water repellent. It is obtained ..

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