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Built-in Biological Sunscreen Allows Mantis Shrimp To See The Reef In A Whole Different Light
2014-07-04 03:48:19

Cell Press In an unexpected discovery, researchers have found that the complex eyes of mantis shrimp are equipped with optics that generate ultraviolet (UV) color vision. Mantis shrimp's six UV photoreceptors pick up on different colors within the UV spectrum based on filters made from an ingredient other animals depend on as built-in biological sunscreen, according to research reported in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on July 3. "The mantis shrimp visual system contains six...

2014-06-12 23:13:15

Jeana Tahnk, technology and home lifestyle expert introduces viewers to CleanerFilters.com subscription based filter replacement service as the "gift of time." Franklin, TN (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Today on nationally syndicated television show Daytime, Jeana Tahnk, technology and home lifestyle expert, introduced her viewers to an almost universally desired Father’s Day gift – the “gift of time” courtesy of CleanerFilters.com. In her Father’s Day gift suggestion segment,...

2014-06-10 23:14:55

For a limited time, June 11 – July 11, 2014, FiltersFast.com customers can purchase a 3M Ultra Allergen air filter and have the opportunity to upgrade to the more advanced 3M Ultimate Allergen filter for no additional cost. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 During this promotional time, FiltersFast.com, customers may upgrade from the already extremely efficient 3M Filtrete Ultra (Purple Series) Allergen Air Filter (1500 Microparticle Performance Rating (MPR)) to the Filtrete Ultimate...

2014-06-04 12:20:58

KEARNEY, Neb., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Four Baldwin Filters employees were recently presented the CLARCOR Achievement Award for outstanding achievement. Rosario Castillo, Diane Karstens, Michael Von Seggern and Wendy Wilkins, were recognized for their efforts on several key projects at Baldwin Filters. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140603/93890 The CLARCOR Achievement Award is given to select individuals employed by CLARCOR companies who have exhibited...

2014-05-29 16:29:06

Tunable Band Pass and Band Reject Filters Operating Between 100 MHz and 3 GHz New from Fairview Microwave ALLEN, Texas, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Fairview Microwave, Inc. a preeminent supplier of on-demand microwave and RF products, announces their new lines of band pass and band reject tunable filters. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140529/92263 Fairview Microwave's tunable RF filters are commonly used in lab environments for testing many frequency bands...

New Face Recognition Technology Produces Better Selfies
2014-05-29 12:42:18

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Photo-stylizing applications like Instagram allow users to quickly generate filtered images that can then be uploaded to social media, but these filters don’t produce the best results when it comes to selfies as the human face is made up of a range of textures and surfaces. MIT researchers have unveiled a solution to this issue by leveraging off-the-shelf face-recognition technology. The new method is scheduled for presentation at...

2014-05-05 23:05:47

In honor of their 10th anniversary, on Friday May 9, 2014, employees of FiltersFast.com will be hitting the streets of Charlotte, NC. FiltersFast.com will be set up on the corner of Trade and Tryon Streets during the lunch hours and will provide free information and product demonstrations. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 This month, FiltersFast.com will celebrate their 10 year anniversary; growing from one employee in company President and Founder Ray Scardigno’s basement, to over...

2014-04-11 23:00:31

All Good Friend Camera recently released its detailed neutral density filters guide for professional and non-professional photographers who are interested in landscape photography. The guide also explains how the accessories can be used also for fashion and portrait photography. (PRWEB) April 12, 2014 Amateur photographers including many professionals ones as well often struggle with landscape photography because of bad lighting conditions. ND filters or neutral density filters are the...

2014-04-04 23:33:32

RnRMarketResearch.com adds latest report on “Filters to 2018” to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 US demand to rise 3.6% annually through 2018 US demand for filters will advance 3.6 percent annually to $14.5 billion in 2018. Filters are installed in a wide range of equipment and vehicles as original equipment; however, replacement (or aftermarket) demand accounts for the vast majority of filter sales. The filter aftermarket will be aided by a growing penetration of newer...

2014-04-01 23:24:18

GoPro enthusiasts now able to experiment with a variety of macro and ND filters, HERO 3+ compatible mounts and all-metal extenders and clamps. Waukegan, Illinois (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Fotodiox Pro (http://www.fotodioxpro.com), a leading manufacturer and distributor of high-quality photography and videography accessories, has announced the expansion of its popular GoTough line of GoPro camera accessories to include several new groups of products, making it the industry’s most...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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