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Inexpensive Magnetic Field Sensor From 'Plastic Paint'
2012-06-12 12:38:48

Spintronic device uses thin-film organic semiconductor

2012-05-29 10:06:46

Successful test at PTB of optical magnetometer with potential applications in brain imaging for neurological diagnostics and in basic research.

Jurassic Squid Ink Very Similar To Modern Squid Ink
2012-05-22 08:48:43

An international team of scientists have for the first time discovered two 160-million-year-old giant cephalopod fossils with intact ink sacs that contain dried pigment similar to that of modern cuttlefish.

Squid And Zebrafish Spark Camouflage Inspiration
2012-05-04 04:59:16

University of Bristol researchers have created artificial muscles that can be transformed to mimic the camouflaging abilities of squid and zebrafish.

2012-05-02 11:37:07

Researchers from the University of Bristol have created artificial muscles that can be transformed at the flick of a switch to mimic the remarkable camouflaging abilities of organisms such as squid and zebrafish.

2012-03-30 23:01:46

Swanson Health Products now offers a calamari oil DHA supplement in the Swanson EFAs line.

Image 1 - Disproportionate Eyes Help Giant Squids Avoid Predators
2012-03-16 04:37:46

Researchers from Swedish and American universities say that they have solved the mystery as to why giant and colossal squid have such enormous eyes, and perhaps unsurprisingly, the oversized ocular orbits are essentially a defense mechanism.

2011-12-16 08:00:00

More than 700 books on computer technologies now hosted in PacktLib, Packt’s online digital library.

Image 1 - Stanford Biologist Students Tackle Squid Mystery In Mexican Waters
2011-11-21 10:44:37

While shorter days and colder weather move many of us to hunker under the covers, researchers who spent their summers in fieldwork are more likely to be hunched over microscopes and curled over keyboards, scrutinizing samples and crunching data from their summer's labors.


Word of the Day
chickabiddy
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.
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