October 29, 2012  4:22 PM

Silk worms spin self-destructing spy cameras

CBaldwin Profile: CBaldwin
007, bond, Camera, electronics, Espionage, Silk, Skyfall

So when a press release about silk material and self-destructing spy cameras landed in the Computer Weekly inbox, we thought it may have been intended for 007's boss 'M' and sent to us by mistake.

While most people think of silk as a luxury material for clothing? In...

November 24, 2010  2:42 PM

EU invisibility cloak mystery deepens

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff
electronics, invisibility, light, Optical

Europe's boffins, including a few at Imperial College, have found a way to alter light waves electronically to hide a 3D object. At the moment the object has to be smaller than a micrometer, but hey, it's a start.
The researchers say...

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