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Unity, the invisible but critical ingredient in your favorite games (Q&A)

CEO John Riccitiello has a mission to get more game builders to use Unity's tech and create new forms of fun, such as virtual reality.

By 22 October 2015

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New camera captures invisible details, sees through the skin of fruit

Microsoft Research teams up with University of Washington to develop a camera that can capture the veins in your hand and other things not visible to the naked eye.

By 16 October 2015

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'Ultra-thin invisibility skin cloak' could one day be worn like a garment

Scientists have created a thin cloak that can render anything it covers undetectable, and that proves yet again that we're living in the science fiction future.

By 18 September 2015

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'Invisible hearing aid' runs into controversy over its claims

Technically Incorrect: Nanoplug took to Indiegogo to plug its tech for a tiny hearing aid, but now it's touting a device that appears identical to a product already on the market. Contributors are furious.

By 7 March 2015

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Could 'Harry Potter'-like invisibility cloaks really exist?

Scientists and researchers are actively working on ways to make cloaking devices reality. A new video from the American Chemical Society shows us how.

By 25 July 2015

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Saturn's biggest ring is weird, invisible and really, really big

The Phoebe ring takes up as much space as about 7,000 Saturns, most of it pieces of dust smaller than the width of a human hair.

By 11 June 2015

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If you're so smart, why is your brain convinced you're invisible?

Tricking the brain into thinking its body can't be seen is easier than you might think. That can be helpful in stressful situations, but does it make virtual reality more dangerous?

By 24 April 2015

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Discovering long-lost secrets for waking the dead, becoming invisible

Crave's Eric Mack travels to the middle of the far northern ocean to track down the lost magic arts, and discovers he never wants to wear "necropants."

By 8 April 2015

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'Invisibility cloak' uses lenses to bend light

A device called the Rochester Cloak uses an array of lenses to bend light, effectively rendering what is on the other side invisible to the eye. And you can try it for yourself.

By 29 September 2014

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School suspends boy for alleged Hobbit Ring invisibility threats

Technically Incorrect: In Texas, they do not take kindly, it seems, to fantasy threats from 9-year-olds. In this case, Aiden Steward allegedly threatened another child that he could make them disappear with his One Ring.

By 3 February 2015