[ExI] super soldier ants and the tata nano

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Wed Jan 18 12:47:08 UTC 2012

On Wed, Jan 18, 2012 at 12:46:08AM -0700, Kelly Anderson wrote:

> I don't know if this specific thing is possible, but it sure SEEMS
> possible. Has anyone seen any work on Secure Foam in the real world?
> The specs are pretty simple. Foam up and harden to Styrofoam
> consistency in a few hundred milliseconds, then disintegrate within 30
> seconds after that (to allow said ape to breathe again)...

Doesn't help with twisting brainstem injury, though of couse immobilizing
the head will eliminate whiplash motion.

Better solution: let the photons do the traveling. Packet collisions cause
few casualties.

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