News tagged with lens

Blur's noise and distortion reversed

Errant pixels and blurry regions in a photo, whether digital or scanned, are the bane of photographers everywhere. Moreover, in vision processing research degraded photos are common and require restoration to a high-quality ...

dateJul 08, 2009 in Engineering
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'Flexible camera' replaces lens with fiber web

(PhysOrg.com) -- Imagine a soldier's uniform made of a special fabric that allows him to look in all directions and identify threats that are to his side or even behind him. In work that could turn such science ...

dateJul 07, 2009 in Nanomaterials
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Sight for sore eyes (w/Video)

In a world-first breakthrough, University of New South Wales (UNSW) medical researchers have used stem cells cultured on a simple contact lens to restore sight to sufferers of blinding corneal disease.

dateJun 10, 2009 in Genetics
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Bausch & Lomb settles 600 eye fungus lawsuits

(AP) -- Contact lens maker Bausch & Lomb Inc. had an overriding reason for going private in 2007: It wanted to handle a devastating recall of its flagship lens cleaner, its chief executive said, "without ...

dateMay 31, 2009 in Other
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Suppressing cancer with a master control gene

Starting with the tiny fruit fly and then moving into mice and humans, researchers at VIB and K. U. Leuven show that expression of the same gene suppresses cancer in all three organisms. Reciprocally, switching off the gene ...

dateFeb 23, 2009 in Cancer
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2008's top tech trends

It would have been hard for even the most innovative product to stand out last year in such a lousy economy. But even had the economy been good, the tech industry wouldn't have earned many headlines. In short, there was nothing ...

dateJan 08, 2009 in Hi Tech & Innovation
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Researchers create all seeing 'eye'

The remarkable ability of insects to look in all directions at once has been emulated by a team of international scientists who have built an artificial 'eye' with an unobstructed all-round view.

dateJan 05, 2009 in Engineering
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