News tagged with scatter light

The Nanotechnology of Sundew and English Ivy

Fifteen small sundew plants perch on a window sill, collecting sunlight and eating meat in the lab of Mingjun Zhang on the University of Tennessee's Knoxville campus. Sundew plants are carnivores, consuming insects by capturing ...

dateOct 18, 2011 in Bio & Medicine
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Light can detect pre-cancerous colon cells

After demonstrating that light accurately detected pre-cancerous cells in the lining of the esophagus, Duke University bioengineers turned their technology to the colon and have achieved similar results in a series of preliminary ...

dateOct 11, 2011 in Biochemistry
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Physicists control light scattering in graphene

Scientists at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and the University of California, Berkeley have learned to control the quantum pathways determining how light scatters in graphene. Controlled scattering ...

dateMar 16, 2011 in Nanophysics
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Securing the nation with fingerprinting materials

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers may have found a way to improve Raman spectroscopy as a tool for identifying substances in extremely low concentrations. Potential applications for Raman spectroscopy include ...

dateNov 09, 2010 in Nanophysics
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Digital embryo gains wings (w/ Video)

Scientists at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory have captured fruit fly development on film, creating the Fly Digital Embryo. In work published today in Nature Methods, they were also the first to clearly record how ...

dateJul 05, 2010 in Cell & Microbiology
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Image: The Earth From The Moon

All cameras are susceptible to scattered light. You may have seen scattered light in pictures you have taken looking towards the Sun. Sunlight reflects off the optics and sometimes off the structure of the lens, and often ...

dateJun 25, 2010 in Space Exploration
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