ENGINEERING COMMUNICATION BME 333T
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Date Created: 09/06/15
Superheroes Are They Really Ruben Marichalar The University of Texas at Austin BME 333T April 18 2005 How super are superheroes What makes us idolize them Is it their super abilities In an age where technology is continuously advancing our superheroes might not seem so super Technology is in the early stages of imitating many of the super powers that our superheroes use so courageously to save the day Just imagine one day you might find yourself crawling up your bedroom wall or using your super senses to alert people of danger Technology will have a big impact on our world in coming years and might one day serve as the link between our reality and the fantasy world of superheroes Inwmve squot an a am And 5wquot web Weakness al Maryrlane Wason Interest and developed a sixth sense that would warn him of danger Most shocking of he woke u the middle of the night and discovered he could crawl on w Web Sli quotquot9 Fun through the New Vork gfrnm bu ng to b Id g skyline spiderman39s most unique d ve ty uperp wer is the ab ty to shoot a super strong an sticky st fweh from his wr39st trong enough to hold himself as super powered v it is a str am web ste spiderman spiders also retain the a to duce a super strong web Wei ht for w s actuall stronger than steel hold g over 4nnnnn pounds per square inch without breaking What if We could farm this Web We can osteel as i is c ed is produced by geneti ally altering the genes of a goa a altering one of the 7nnnn genes in a female goat scientists have been able to mass roduce this web like substance ue si 39 harvested from the m t e goat and each goat can produce 7 grams aiosteel per day Once harvested the silk can be used to make a va iety of items from bullet proof vest to sutures for medical stitching E
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