Latest X-ray vision Stories

Image 1 - Smartphones May Soon Get X-Ray Like Vision
2012-04-21 03:58:27

Lee Rannals for RedOrbit.com A new technology may one day help the average Joe with a smartphone keep criminals at bay with x-ray vision like capabilities. Researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas are working on giving devices like smartphones the ability to see through walls. Dr. Kenneth O, director of the Texas Analog Center of Excellence and a professor of electrical engineering, and colleagues have designed an imager chip that taps into an unused range in the...

2008-08-27 00:00:15

By Rhodri Marsden Invisibility cloaks are set to become a reality. So where are our X-ray specs and rocket boots, asks Rhodri Marsden While scientists continue to pull off extraordinary feats of ingenuity in harnessing our physical world, there are a few technological advances that have, over the years, proved to be stubbornly resistant. True, some of these futuristic gadgets or processes may only have been promised during fantasy sequences in novels penned by science fiction authors...

Word of the Day
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.