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Japanese Scientists Unveil Floating 3D Projection

Japanese Scientists Unveil Floating 3D Projection

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Oct. 20, 2014) Scientists in Tokyo have demonstrated what they say is the world's first 3D projection that floats in mid air. A laser that fires a pulse up to a thousand times a second superheats molecules in the air, creating a spark which can be guided to certain points in the air to shape what the human eye perceives as an image. Matthew Stock reports. Video provided by Reuters
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Nobel Winner Hopes LEDs Reduce Global Warming

Nobel Winner Hopes LEDs Reduce Global Warming

AP (Oct. 7, 2014) Shuji Nakamura, one of three Nobel Prize winners in Physics this year, spoke to reporters Tuesday and displayed his winning invention of efficient blue light-emitting diodes (LED). He hopes LED lights well help reduce global warming. (Oct. 7) Video provided by AP
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Washington State Testing 'Salmon Cannon' To Help Fish Migrate

Washington State Testing 'Salmon Cannon' To Help Fish Migrate

Buzz60 (Sep. 26, 2014) A transport company is turning the idyllic sight of salmon swimming upstream into a high-speed thrill ride with a fish transportation device called the salmon cannon. Jen Markham explains. Video provided by Buzz60
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Robo Pets Make Training Real for Veterinarians

Robo Pets Make Training Real for Veterinarians

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Sep. 2, 2014) Researchers at Cornell University have created the first robotic pet simulation centre, giving veterinary students hands-on learning experience. Sharon Reich has more. Video provided by Reuters
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