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Moth-eyes biomimicry may enhance X-ray imaging

By Damir Beciri
6 July 2012

moth-eye-x-ray-improvements-1Using the compound eyes of the humble moth as their inspiration, an international team of physicists from the City University of New York and Tongji University in Shanghai applied biomimicry to develop new nanoscale materials that could someday increase the resolution of the resulting X-ray images without the need for larger radiation dosages which occur… »


Dark Flash – taking photographs without annoying flashes

By Damir Beciri
17 July 2009

dark-flash-camera-1A camera that takes photos with an invisible flash of infrared and ultraviolet light points to a smarter way to take photos in the dark. Dilip Krishnan and Rob Fergus at New York University created the camera in an attempt to deal with problems which regular flashes have. To make their “dark flash” camera, they… »