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Imitation black hole seen on earth

Astrophysics deals mostly with things that are so distant -- thousands or billions of light years away -- that we can't ever hope to see them up close. But clever scientists can do the next best thing to making ...

Sep 30, 2010 4.3 / 5 (10) 5

The Medical Minute: Pediatric eye safety

Yes, the dog days of summer are upon us; for most families that signals the longstanding tradition of back to school preparation. It’s time to begin the search for the perfect backpack and notebook, shop for new clothing ...

Jul 29, 2010 5 / 5 (1) 0

Nano for the senses

Pin-sharp projections, light that's whiter than white, varnishes that make sounds if the temperature changes: at nano tech 2010 in Tokyo, Fraunhofer researchers present nanotechnology that is a veritable feast for the senses.

Feb 02, 2010 not rated yet 0