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Optics breakthrough to revamp night vision

A breakthrough by an Australian collaboration of researchers could make infra-red technology easy-to-use and cheap, potentially saving millions of dollars in defense and other areas using sensing devices, and boosting applications ...

dateMay 24, 2016 in Optics & Photonics
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Thick-skinned bed bugs beat commonly used bug sprays

The global resurgence in bed bugs over the past two decades could be explained by revelations that bed bugs have developed a thicker cuticle that enables them to survive exposure to commonly used insecticides, according to ...

dateApr 13, 2016 in Ecology
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Ocean acidification slowing coral reef growth

New findings from fieldwork undertaken at the University of Sydney's One Tree Island Research Station provide evidence ocean acidification resulting from carbon dioxide emissions is already slowing coral reef growth.

dateFeb 24, 2016 in Environment
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