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Invisibility

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3D-print your own invisibility cloak, kind of

Engineers at Duke University have used 3D printing to create an object that can shield against detection from microwave beams.

By May. 7, 2013

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Heat shield is new type of 'invisibility cloak'

French researchers say special coatings can isolate objects from heat or concentrate heat, similar to how waves are diffused for cloaking.

By Mar. 27, 2012

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'Invisibility' cloak could dampen blow from earthquakes

Researchers say giant rubber cylinders coated with special wave-scattering materials could act as a "seismic waveguide" and dissipate the punch from earthquakes.

By Feb. 15, 2012

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Remember invisibility cloak tech? It's useful for talking to satellites

Intellectual Ventures' second spinoff is translating research in so-called metamaterials into cheaper and easier-to-use communications equipment for plans, ships, and eventually even your individual hot spot.

By Aug. 21, 2012

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Heading into battle? Don your invisibility cloak

BAE Systems has unveiled new technology that can turn warcraft invisible and undetectable by infrared surveillance systems.

By Sep. 7, 2011

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Invisibility cloak makes tank disappear, enemies worry

Adaptiv uses a trick from Predator to make vehicles blend into their surroundings, like chameleons. Chameleons armed to the teeth.

By Sep. 5, 2011

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Picture this: Invisibility cloak made from glass

Another scientist is working on helping you hide from those pesky ninja assassins. Great, but when are we going to see a working cloak already?

By Jul. 22, 2010

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Invisibility cloak moving closer into view?

Scientists from Duke University say they have significantly improved on their earlier efforts at producing an invisibility cloak that can hide an object from visible light.

By Jan. 15, 2009

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The power of invisibility--at home!

New shows for kids are actively driving them to the Net for bonus features. This may actually be a great way to teach kids more about what they are watching.

By Nov. 6, 2007

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Invisibility cloak on the horizon, scientists say

Researchers say they are a step closer to developing materials that bend visible light in a way that eliminates the creation of reflections or shadows.

By Aug. 10, 2008