Thomas Pisarchick

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There are currently under utilized technologies that hold solutions to many world's problems. How do we identify these technologies?

Many of us have heard of things that make a lot of sense but aren't done for some reason. It would be interesting to see what technologies you have thought or heard of that seem great for some of the problems we face or will face soon.

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    May 13 2011: i think we need to find a way to make it more public when the goverment buys out patents.
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    May 13 2011: I will start this out with one of the best ideas I have ever thought of. There is a great technology with so much potential for so many issues and yet it is undeveloped. I am talking about the process for creating Humulin (the manufactured insulin for diabetics). This is an amazing concept that could potentially be used for things such as production of a basic foodstuff. That is how the idea came to me, not only for deep space travel but for the third world countries, filler products, chicken feed, ect. I have recently begun to wonder if this could also be utilized for generating spider silk and what is needed from corn for ethanol. Then watching Fiorenzo Omenetto's speech about silk I wonder if it could also be used for production of silk.

    Furthermore can different altered plasmids be combined to create more complex proteins or processes. Such as the process an electric eel goes through to produce a shock creating bioenergy? Or the ability to grow bacterially grown beef?

    Here is a basic understanding of this process ( http://www.littletree.com.au/dna.htm ). The gene for insulin is spliced into a bacterium (E. coli for Humulin). When the bacteria reproduces insulin is a byproduct.

    I wonder if there is a restrictive patent on this technology that has keep it from reaching it's full potential.
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      Jul 16 2011: I am with you on utilizing the power of water. I am currently developing an after market system to convert vehicles into water hybrids.
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        Jul 17 2011: Very Good!

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