Graphene could make it possible to build ultra-thin, flexible thermal sensors for built-in night vision technology — just like that lethal alien in the Predator franchise.
A team of biohackers from California successfully induced a temporary sense of night vision by injecting a simple chemical cocktail directly onto the eye. Incredibly, it allowed them to see over 160 feet in the dark for a brief period of time.
It sounds like something from a spy thriller movie: putting on contact lenses that give you infrared vision without the need for a bulky contraption that covers your face. But now, thanks to research at the University of Michigan, such a contact lens is a real possibility.
In today's comments, we contemplated what made the number 1729 so special (a lot!), rooted for our favorite anti-heroes, and speculated on just what it was that gives cats their almost supernatural ability to see around corners.
You've never seen Europe like this. For the full effect, you want to watch this one in full screen, HD, rocking some nice headphones if you can swing it. Oh, and turn off the lights.
A three-year-old video in which a young Chinese boy appears to demonstrate night vision is making the rounds once again, with news sources wondering if the boy really has mutant night vision or freaky alien powers. Yeah...this shouldn't take long.