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Cephalopods Inspire New Technology, From Camouflaged Uniforms to Disappearing Cars

Aug 25, 2014 - 9:52 AM - by renjithvishnu
Researchers have successfully developed an “optoelectronic camouflage system” that was inspired by the skin of cephalopods (octopuses, squid and cuttlefish). This new technology allows a material to automatically read its environment and adapt to mimic its surroundings.
This is different than other technology, Dr. Cunjiang Yu, lead author and assistant professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Houston, explained in a news release. Unlike previous camouflage systems which couldn’t automatically adapt, “our device sees color and matches it. It reads the environment using thermochromatic material.”
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Workshop on "Dynamics Atmos-Ice-Ocean Interactions in High Latitudes" (Norway)

Aug 23, 2014 - 3:48 PM - by renjithvishnu
Call for Papers: Workshop on "Dynamics Atmos-Ice-Ocean Interactions in High Latitudes" (Norway)


We announce the first circular for a workshop on the Dynamics of Atmosphere-Ice-Ocean Interactions in the High-Latitudes being organized in Rosendal, Norway (near Bergen) for 23-27 March, 2015

Goal: Summarize our fundamental understanding and description of small-scale processes in the coupled atmosphere-ocean-ice climate system at high latitudes in order to assess and reduce bias and uncertainties in weather prediction and climate models.

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JRF Position in KBCAOS, University of Allahabad

Aug 20, 2014 - 7:19 AM - by shail
Advertisement for various posts of scientific staff on research projects:
The K. Banerjee Centre of Atmospheric and Ocean Studies (KBCAOS) and Nanotechnology Application Centre (NAC), University of Allahabad invites applications for the posts of Junior Research Fellow [@ Rs. 16000 + HRA pm] and Project Assistant [@ Rs. 8000 pm] under the MoES/DST sponsored research projects. Applications giving full educational details should reach to aos.uoa@gmail.comby 30 August 2014. The interview of the shortlisted candidates shall be held on 08 September 2014. The brief detail of the positions and essential educational qualifications is as follows:
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