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2014-05-23 10:57:24

Dark alleys might not feel so dangerous someday thanks to a new ultra-thin type of lens, which could pave the way to making smaller and cheaper heat-sensing imagers.

DARPA Is At Work Developing The Latest High-Tech Spy Satellite
2013-12-10 13:19:11

DARPA says it has plans to develop an ultimate spy satellite capable of viewing 40 percent of the Earth’s surface at once. It will record the Earth’s surface with high resolution imagery, making it a big asset for the military, as well as weather forecasters and disaster response teams.

World's Sharpest X-ray Beam Shines At DESY
2013-09-30 11:42:20

The world's sharpest X-ray beam shines at DESY. At the X-ray light source PETRA III, scientists from Göttingen generated a beam with a diameter of barely 5 nanometres – this is ten thousand times thinner than a human hair.

2011-11-22 10:29:21

The streaming of real-time information across your field of vision is a step closer to reality with the development of a prototype contact lens that could potentially provide the wearer with hands-free information updates.

The Contact Lens Of The Future
2011-11-22 09:40:51

Contact lenses could one day be used as a mini-monitor to project text messages or short emails right in front of your eye. Sound like science fiction?

2011-06-03 10:53:00

LOS ANGELES, June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hive Lighting is proud to bring Plasma light technology to the world of media production, making lights energy-efficient without compromises. Different than HMIs, Tungstens and LEDs, Plasma emitters produce full-spectrum, daylight-balanced light.


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.