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2012-02-01 20:02:31

As sophisticated as the human eye is, it does not compare to what the latest scientific achievement has to offer in enhancing what can be visually perceived.

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2011-06-27 07:20:33

The eye of the peacock mantis shrimp has led an international team of researchers to develop a two-part waveplate that could improve CD, DVD, blu-ray and holographic technology, creating even higher definition and larger storage density.

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2010-04-19 12:35:00

A new study suggests that jewel scarab beetles find each other—and hide from their enemies—using the same technology that creates the 3D effects for the blockbuster movie Avatar.

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2008-03-20 02:10:00

Mantis shrimp can see the world in a way that had never been observed in any animal before


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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