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Titan targets tumors

Since lasers were first produced in the early 1960s, researchers have worked to apply laser technology from welding metal to surgeries, with laser technology advancing quickly through the last 50 years.

dateJan 26, 2016 in Computer Sciences
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How to build a real lightsaber

As even casual Star Wars fans will know, lightsabers are probably the coolest weapon ever to make an appearance on the big screen. Lightsaber fights are so elegant that they are almost hypnotic and, even though not all of ...

dateDec 11, 2015 in Other
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Video: Lightsabers for real

Lasers may be the weapon in choice in sci-fi space movies but they are also a staple of everyday life – as well as an important tool for real-life space missions by the European Space Agency.

dateDec 18, 2015 in Space Exploration
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Sensor network tracks down illegal bomb-making

Terrorists can manufacture bombs with relative ease, few aids and easily accessible materials such as synthetic fertilizer. Not always do security forces succeed in preventing the attacks and tracking down illegal workshops ...

dateOct 01, 2014 in Engineering
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Researchers develop printable lasers

(Phys.org)—A way of printing lasers using everyday inkjet technology has been created by scientists. The development has a wide range of possible applications, ranging from biomedical testing to laser arrays for displays.

dateSep 19, 2012 in Soft Matter
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