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Tiny sensors put the squeeze on light

Microelectromechanical systems, known as MEMS, are ubiquitous in modern military systems such as gyroscopes for navigation, tiny microphones for lightweight radios, and medical biosensors for assessing the wounded. Such applications ...

dateOct 24, 2013 in Optics & Photonics
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How is a Kindle like a cuttlefish

(—Over millions of years, biological organisms – from the chameleon and cuttlefish to the octopus and squid – have developed color-changing abilities for adaptive concealment (e.g., camouflage) and communication ...

dateSep 26, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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