Liquid Lens like Human Eye

More and more, science is “discovering” new technological ideas by looking at how Mother Nature did it in the first place.

Philips Research has created a tiny (really tiny) lens that focuses by using an electric current to change the properties of a water/oil solution, which mimicks the workings of the human eye.

If you want the details, just click the link above. The short story is that this will result in smaller, faster, cooler, cheaper digital cameras. Cool.

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