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Scientists Closer to Invisibility Cloak

New material geared towards military, medical uses
By Caroline Zimmerman,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 10, 2008 5:24 PM CDT

(Newser) – Soon Harry Potter may not be the only one wearing an invisibility cloak. Researchers today announced a new material that bends light away from objects, causing "negative refraction" and "cloaking." The technology, which adds to earlier research veiling two-dimensional objects, will likely conceal military devices and improve medical techniques, LiveScience reports. (Read more invisibility stories.)

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