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Cheaper smart packaging which indicates if the food is going off being developed

By Damir Beciri
21 January 2011

university-of-strathclyde-smart-food-packagingA while ago we wrote an article about the research from Fraunhofer Institute related to active packaging that could prolong the shelf life of food products. Since a research estimates that 8.3 million tons of household food (most of which could have been eaten) is wasted only in the UK each year, a team of… »

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Bat biosonar biomimicry for improved sonar technology

By Damir Beciri
6 Comments15 May 2010

bat-flyingComparable to some other animals on our planet, bats use other methods instead sight in order to navigate or hunt. They are able to “see” in the dark by sending out sound waves that bounce back to the bats’ ears from objects such as fruit on trees and flying insect prey. The echolocation or biosonar… »