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Jello Aerogel

If any gel can be turned into aerogel, then why not Jello?
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From what I've read of aerogels, almost any kind of gel can be turned into one. Logically, this could be applied to Jello gelatin, producing an extremely low calorie food.

Of course, given the hygroscopic nature of most aerogels, I suspect that chomping on a large piece of AeroJello would dry your mouth out, but since aerogels are most easily manufactured in thin sheets, that's not a big concern.

goldbb, Feb 16 2010

Open Source Aerogels http://www.aerogel.org/
DIY aerogels [afinehowdoyoudo, Feb 16 2010]

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       aeroJello?
afinehowdoyoudo, Feb 16 2010
  

       What else would you call it?
goldbb, Feb 16 2010
  

       Aello   

       Jellogel   

       Jaero   

       Jellaero   

       Jaeelrloogel
DrWorm, Feb 17 2010
  

       sp: Jelly, colour, lift, aeroplane, cheque, plough, analogue etc
zen_tom, Feb 17 2010
  

       because Jello is a powder until you make it!
xandram, Feb 17 2010
  

       zt, Jello is not jelly. It's a brand name of gelatin. Of course, this could be done just as easily with other brands of gelatin besides Jello; for that matter, it could also just as easily be done with jelly.
goldbb, Feb 17 2010
  

       You'll need a faster curing process, methinks.
daseva, Feb 18 2010
  


 

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