Ghostly Lightpainting Uses a Cross-Sectioned Video of an Executed…

Lightpainting requires a certain sort of skill to get the sort of marvellous results we've seen previously, but Croix Gagnon and Frank Schott went the whole nine yards and played an animation of a cross-sectioned human body on a laptop, which they then whizzed through the air and took long-exposure photos of. » 4/07/11 6:40am 4/07/11 6:40am

Scientists Date Corpses by Looking into Their Eyes

A team of Danish researchers has discovered a way of dating dead bodies via the corpse's eye using a nuclear particle accelerator. The procedure, which measures the amount of a carbon isotope in the eye lens, has been made possible because of atomic weapons testing half a century ago. The technique only works for… » 2/25/08 12:10pm 2/25/08 12:10pm