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Peacock Feathers Inspire Next-Gen Displays
2013-02-06 07:32:03

Peacock feathers have a beautiful iridescence about them – a sheen that shifts colors depending on your perspective. But recreating this effect has been a nuisance for engineers trying to reproduce this unique color mechanism to make high-resolution, reflective color display screens.


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Blue Rose
2013-10-02 08:33:40

A Blue Rose is a flower of the genus Rosa belonging to the family Rosaceae that presents blue to violet pigmentation instead of the more common white, red, or yellow coloration. Blue roses are frequently portrayed in literature and art as a symbol of love and prosperity to those who seek it, but don’t exist in nature as a result of genetic limitations. In 2004, researchers utilized genetic modification to produce roses that contain the blue pigment delphinidin. After 13 years of...

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obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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