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New Species of Freshwater Stingray Found, X-Rayed
Biologists have just discovered two new species of freshwater stingray in the Amazon rainforest, informally christening them “pancake stingrays” for...
Using X-Ray Laser, Researchers Image a Single Virus, Destroying It In The Process
Talk about upping your shutter speed. A new X-ray laser method is able to image a single mimivirus (that’s a...
TSA Scanner Privacy Concerns Could Be Easily Solved With Simple Computer Algorithm, Scientist Says
Distorting images like a funhouse mirror could protect passenger privacy
Nano-Miniaturization Technique Developed for Rocketry Leads to Better Dentistry
Space technology is about to make your visit to the dentist a little more comfortable. The same production technology that...
Whoops! The 10 Greatest (Accidental) Inventions of All Time
“Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits,” Thomas Edison once said. But is hustling all it takes? Is...
After 10 Years’ Work, Scientists Unveil Detailed 3-D Map of Virus That Causes the Common Cold
The most detailed microscopic crystallography image ever created
Strongest X-Ray Burst Ever Seen Bombards NASA’s Swift Observatory, Temporarily Blinding It
NASA scientists have figured out what temporarily knocked out the X-ray detector on the agency’s Swift space observatory earlier this...
Pyroelectric Crystals Could Enable the First Truly Portable X-Ray Machine
Like many pieces of modern medical equipment, X-ray machines are as bulky and energy dependent as they are vital. Even...
Most Flawless Diamonds Ever Are Meant for Lasers, Not Rings
Scientists need the diamonds to build the next generation of X-ray lasers
Gray Matter: DIY X-Ray Photos
With some film and a saltshaker, you can take radioactive pictures