DARPA 'Grew' Landing Pad For V-22 With Living Materials

Credit: DARPA
A DARPA program grew a landing pad for the Bell Boeing V-22 made of “engineered living materials” (ELM) to reduce brownout conditions on landing, the agency’s director said on March 9. The ELM program chose the V-22’s brownout problem as an early test case for the complex, multicellular organisms...

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