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octopus camouflage
2014-08-19 06:56:35

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Drawing inspiration from the color-changing capabilities of cephalopod skin, researchers have developed a new camouflage sheet capable of quickly reading its environment and adapting to mimic its surroundings. The technology, known as an optoelectronic camouflage system, is based on the ability of the octopus, squid and cuttlefish to alter their appearance to hide from predators and as a way to issue warnings. In fact, in addition...

2012-12-26 05:00:13

Following an article about expanded airport security checkpoints to reduce wait times, Surf Patch responded with their comments. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) December 25, 2012 On December 25, 2012, travel company, Surf Patch, responded to a Maui Now article by Wendy Osher, regarding Kahului Airport expanding their airport security checkpoints to help passengers flyclear of long waits. According to the Maui Now article, Kahului Airport expanded a security checkpoint lane to accommodate 3 more people...

2008-06-21 03:00:06

By Grant, Greg The Pentagon turns to academia to foster cultural awareness on the front lines. In an April speech to the Association of American Universities, Defense Secretary Robert Gates outlined plans for the Minerva Consortia-a program to provide Pentagon funding to universities for research in the social sciences to better understand foreign countries and cultures. Gates evoked universities' past contributions to building "intellectual capital" in national security during the Cold...


Word of the Day
kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'