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Silkmoth antenna biomimicry for better explosive detectors

By Damir Beciri
4 June 2012

cnrs-silkmoth-biomimicry-1A cooperation between researchers from the ISL:Research for Security and Defence with the University of Strasbourg resulted with development of a molecule detection system inspired by silkmoth antennas. The system is able to detect explosives with one thousand-fold of the detection limit attainable by currently used methods, and it could eventually be used to detect… »


Green architecture – 2012 New American Home

By Damir Beciri
3 Comments21 March 2012

2012-new-american-home-1The New American Home (TNAH) has a tradition of Now in its 29th years where a showcase home is constructed in cooperation with the NAHB International Builders’ Show to exhibit innovative building technologies and the latest building products. This year’s New American Home represents a re-interpretation of the Classic White Box of the 60′s and… »


Questionable Observer Detector spots repetitive crime scene observers

By Damir Beciri
14 October 2011

nd-questionable-observer-detector-biometrics-systemIf you are fond of crime solving TV series or movies, you probably heard that criminals always return to the scene of the crime. Led by that theory, a team of biometrics experts from the University of Notre Dame is developing a crime-fighting tool that can help law enforcement officials identify individuals who are found… »

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Green architecture – 3927 Kahala Avenue, Honolulu, Hawaii

By Damir Beciri
3 Comments16 June 2010

kahala-long-and-associates-1In this article we’re going to write about an ultra luxury home, located on the beach near Diamond Head State Monument in Honolulu, Hawaii, which also has sustainable features. The modern five-bedroom home on 3927 Kahala Avenue has been designed and built by Long & Associates Architects. Because it has diverse sustainable features, it was… »

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Biomimicry of butterfly wing scale structure could cut bank fraud

By Damir Beciri
2 Comments1 June 2010

university-of-cambridge-butterfly-wings-biomimicry-2Cambridge scientists have discovered a way of mimicking the vivid and beautiful colors found on the wings of tropical butterflies in order to lessen the frauds in the future and enhance the security in the printing industry. The findings could find important applications in the security printing industry, helping to make bank notes and credit… »