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2013-11-04 23:02:13

Michael Marcus, Principal scientist at Rochester-based Lumetrics Inc, presents latest findings on precise refractive index measurements of lenses and other optical components at the 2013 OptiFab conference. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 The leading manufacturer of non-contact measurement solutions, Lumetrics®, Inc. was selected to present at the prominent 2013 OptiFab conference and exhibition. Michael Marcus, Lumetrics Principal Scientist and former Kodak inventor,...

Leaf Chafer Beetle
2011-09-29 05:35:56

Dr. Maria McNamara of Yale University has done microscopic research that shows how the colors of fossilized beetles have shifted. This new research, published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B, gives paleontologists greater confidence in knowing what these ancient insects actually looked like. The color information revealed by the beetles further unveils the way a particular beetle lived its life. Dr. McNamara told BBC News, “These kinds of colors have lots of visual...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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