Researchers at the Universisty of Virginia ( USA) in the "Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Dept., are studying the use of egg components in preparing supercapacitors.
Egg yolk, white and an equal volume of 6M sodium hydroxide were placed in a blender ( by me) and brought to a thick buttery-like paste. It has been placed in a silicone mold to cure for 24 hours at ambient temperature.
Being a chemist ( working on supercapacitor designs) and artist, I took some of the fresh material, mixed with a red food coloring dye and applied to acrylic paper. Great! A new type of egg tempera paint.
I would NOT recommend this to artists since 6M sodium hydroxide is caustic . It is simply an example of chemical technology and painting. The extremely alkaline material can also react with various dyes and pigments.
I will investigate this novel binder over days and weeks and upload my observations here for you to observe.