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New ultra-miniaturized scope less invasive, produces higher quality images

Johns Hopkins engineers have created a new lens-free ultra-miniaturized endoscope, the size of a few human hairs in width, that is less bulky and can produce higher quality images.

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Designing workplaces with sound disturbances in mind

Workplaces are full of sound, most of which is not helpful to workers trying to do their jobs. Scientists are using physics to understand how conversation, music and other ambient noise is experienced by individuals in a ...

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High-speed fire footage reveals key insights for power plant safety

High energy arcing faults are high-power electrical discharges between two or more conductors that can release tens of thousands of amps of current. They can result in explosions that reach about 35,000 degrees Celsius—about ...

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Green-sky thinking for propulsion and power

We're seeing a transformational change in the propulsion and power sectors. Aviation and power generation have brought huge benefits—connecting people across the world and providing safe, reliable electricity to billions—but ...

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Significant developments in gamut mapping for the film industry

Particularly in the film industry, the rapid development of display technologies has created an urgent need to develop fast, automatic gamut mapping algorithms. An article published on 14 November in the advanced online edition ...

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Israel's drone industry becomes global force

In a fierce battle for market share against world superpowers China and the United States, Israel's drone industry likes to say it has a secret weapon—military experience.

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A smart, self-powered ping-pong table

A team of researchers from China and the U.S. has built a smart, self-powered ping-pong table. In their paper published in the journal Nature Communications, the group describes how the table was built and how it powers itself.