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Ultraviolet Spy Pen

Ultraviolet Spy Pen – $9.95 Do you long to be a secret agent? Sorry we can’t make that happen, but we can help you pretend! You just need to get yourself the Ultraviolet Spy Pen from the NeatoShop. With the fabulous Ultraviolet Spy Pen you can write all the secret grocery lists your heart desires. No one [...]

Phasers in Early Product Development

Strong emphasis on the word “early.” A research team at Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, Canada was able to temporarily stun worms with an ultraviolet light: The animals that scientists experimented with — pinhead-sized worms known as nematodes — stayed paralyzed even when the light was turned off. When exposed to ordinary light, the paralysis wore [...]