Archive: 05/14/2014

Deformable mirror corrects errors

Very high power is needed to cut or weld using a laser beam. But this creates its own problem: the beam's energy deforms the mirrors that are focusing it to a point. When this happens, the beam expands and ...

dateMay 14, 2014 in Optics & Photonics
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Google resumes Glass sales in the US

Google is once again selling its Internet-connected eyewear to anyone in the U.S. as the company fine-tunes a device that has sparked intrigue and disdain for its potential to change the way people interact ...

dateMay 14, 2014 in Consumer & Gadgets
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To wilt or not to wilt?

The growth hormone abscisic acid affects the ability of plants to control water loss through their leaves as well as their ability to recuperate after drought conditions. Early growth conditions are crucial ...

dateMay 14, 2014 in Biotechnology
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