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Blaine Brownell

Blaine Brownell

Blaine Brownell, AIA, is an architect and materials researcher. The author of the three Transmaterial books (2006, 2008, 2010), he is the director of graduate studies in the school of architecture at the University of Minnesota.

Blaine Brownell's Posts

Tuning In Tuning In

Solid-state lighting has given designers a technology that can perfect an architectural space: tunable white light. Read more

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Scientists Develop Stretchable OLEDs Scientists Develop Stretchable OLEDs

The technology has potential applications in wearable and foldable electronic devices. Read more

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Researchers Develop New Way to Track Resources Consumption Researchers Develop New Way to Track Resources Consumption

The "material footprint" sheds light on how much nations are actually consuming. Read more

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Biobulb: A Lightbulb Powered by Microbes Biobulb: A Lightbulb Powered by Microbes

Students from the University of Wisconsin-Madison created a bioluminescent lightbulb. Read more

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Students Develop Battery that Runs on Bacteria

For the iGEM competition, a group from Germany developed a microbial fuel cell that converts bacteria directly into energy, Blaine Brownell reports. Read more

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