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Bulky Cameras, Meet The Lens-less FlatCam

How thin can a camera be? Rice University researchers created a "FlatCam" without lenses — one that can even be potentially made into wallpaper. Its roots trace to early pinhole cameras.

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Scalia's Death May Mean Texas Abortion Case Won't Set U.S. Precedent

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Ginsburg And Scalia: 'Best Buddies'

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In Fight For Ballot Access, 'Moral Turpitude' Becomes A Litmus Test In One State

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In Nevada, Will A Generation Gap Over Democratic Candidates Persist?

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Navigating A Minefield Of Moral Quandaries And Consequences In 'A War'

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