Tag: "lens" at biology news
X-Ray Concentrator Will Expand Window On High-Energy Universe
...em down to the other end. You can think of it as a lens
for x-rays. Right now,there's isn't anything else ...rly detection Somewhat like the large condenser lens
in front of a slide projector's lamp,capillary optics can capture the X-rays from a wide angle and c...
New Machine Slashes Time, Cost To Make Unique Lenses
...t developedthe asphere grinder. An aspherical lens
or mirror focuses incoming rays to asingle point, ...ewmachine, plug the desired curvature of the final lens
into themachine's computer, and let the of diamonds embedded in its twobronze grinding wheels go to ...
U-M Engineers Win Army Grant To Build Artificial Eye
...tem. Both will capture light with a variable focus lens
array, and shuttle it to acomputer to process the ...at happens in between. To preserve the color, the lens
system could befollowed by a set of microprisms, which will defract the incoming light intothree dis...
Remote Cloud Observatory Tracks El Niño Changes
...es a digital picture of the sky through a fish-eye lens
every10 minutes. Measurements of the base of the clouds and their depth, theparticulate content of the atmosphere and radiative fluxes through theatmosphere and reflected radiation from the Earth's surface are also collected.Local weather observers c...
Long-Term Vitamin C Use Cuts Cataract Risk In Older Women
...C supplements for more than 10 yearslowers risk of lens
opacities that can lead to cataract surgery in old...wasassociated with a 77% lower prevalence of early lens
opacities and a 83% lower prevalence ofmoderate lens
opacities in a group of women whose average age...
NIH Office Of Dietary Supplements Expands Research Support
...roduction of specific toxic compounds found in the lens
of the diabetic eye. The ODS will cosponsor with the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development a project at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas to measure the benefits of intestinal supplementation of three amino acids--gl...
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