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Researchers Develop A Way To X-Ray Rocks To Find Hidden Diamonds

Researchers Develop A Way To X-Ray Rocks To Find Hidden Diamonds

It’s no surprise that the diamond industry is willing to spend whatever it takes to make the process of mining precious gems even more profitable. And while it already relies on X-ray technology for spotting diamonds on the surface of mined ore, researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute’s Development Center for…

Insulating Foam Made From Wood Makes Your Log Cabin Warm And Authentic

Insulating Foam Made From Wood Makes Your Log Cabin Warm And Authentic

Not only is styrofoam great for all your packing needs, it also makes for an incredibly effective and lightweight insulator. It’s just too bad the chemicals and processes needed to make it aren’t as earth-friendly as they could be. So researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute have successfully created an alternative…

This Multi-Camera Rig Lets Sports Fans Watch Any Angle They Want

This Multi-Camera Rig Lets Sports Fans Watch Any Angle They Want

There’s usually a talented director calling the shots at televised live events like sports or a concert, but researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute want to put some of the control in the hands of the viewer at home. They’ve developed the OmniCam360, an ultra-compact 360 degree camera weighing in at…