New Flat Lens Could Revolutionize Cameras as We Know Them
The curving organic forms and natural materials of this structure by architect Robert Harvey Oshatz seems as if it could have grown out of the forest, calling to mind knots of wood and twisting branches. The curves, in fact, are strategically placed to take full advantage of the space in between the trees that surround the building, giving it the feel of a huge treehouse.
NASA Reproduces a Building Block of Life in Laboratory. NASA scientists studying the origin of life have reproduced uracil, a key component of our hereditary material, in the laboratory. They discovered that an ice sample containing pyrimidine exposed to ultraviolet radiation under space-like conditions produces this essential ingredient of life.
サボテンから発想！ 水から油を除去できる極小針を中国が開発 « WIRED.jp
Tying Knots with Light: Spontaneous knotting of self-trapped light waves
'Star Trek Tricorder' - About To Come True For Medicine? | Video - YouTube | Is this how the Star Trek medical/environment scanner started out? Scanadu CEO Walter DeBrouwer scans SPACE.com's Clara Moskowitz with his company's non-invasive wireless device and tells her whats under the hood ... in more ways than one.
Teflon surface. Poly(tetrafluoroethene) (PTFE) is also known as teflon. The picture shows its surface structure mapped out by atomic force microscopy (AFM). Andrzej Sikora, Electrotechnical Institute (Poland).