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First transistors made of nanocrystal ‘inks’ produced

To design transistors to be built into flexible or wearable applications, researchers from the University of Pennsylvania have developed a process using nanocrystal “inks.”

Erasable ink developed for 3D printing

Researchers have developed the first ever erasable ink for use with 3D printing. The aim was to come up with an ink suitable for 3D fabrication in biology or materials sciences.

Video shows squid using ink cloud to great effect

Tokyo - An interesting new video shows a squid using its ink as a smokescreen to confuse and trap its prey. This is the first time the activity has been properly captured on film.

Op-Ed: Canadian ink artist forced to pay $9,000 for tattoo removal

A tattoo typo forced a Canadian ink artist to fork over $9,000 for tat removal. He wrote "cossroads" instead of "crossroads."

Keep Our Secrets a children's book with colour-changing ink

Los Angeles - A new children's book features something which may capture the attention of youngsters: heat sensitive ink which changes colour when it is rubbed.

MI6 tested semen for use as invisible ink during First World War

Semen was tested for effectiveness as an invisible ink during World War I, an entry from a diary belonging to a senior member of the Secret Intelligence Service (MI6) has revealed.

Polaroid plans inkless mobile printer

Polaroid plans to produce a portable printer for printing images from cell phones and digital cameras that would require no ink. It will run on thermal printing technology, which will activate the dyes in photo paper.

Digital Journal TV: Everything You Need to Know About Printer Ink

Digital Journal TV sits down with Epson to talk about why ink costs so much, we look at rumours that third-party ink can actually damage your printer, what goes into making ink and what you can do to improve your photo prints.

Tattoo Remorse? New Ink Easily Erasable

Afraid of getting a tattoo because of it's permanent nature? Fear no more. A company called Freedom 2 offers permanent tattoos made with erasable ink. They promise it can be safely removed with just one laser session.

Kodak launches desktop printers

Eastman Kodak Co. is introducing a line of desktop printers and low cost replacement inks on Tuesday, as the photography company takes on a market dominated by Hewlett-Packard and Canon.

Did Biros really revolutionise writing?

With 57 sold every second, what effect did the 60 year-old pen have on society?

HP Ink Is Most Expensive Liquid

Interesting graphic comparing prices of liquids.
 

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Pablo Picasso (1881–1973)  Women at the Seashore  November 25  1932  India ink. Collection of Gail...
Pablo Picasso (1881–1973), Women at the Seashore, November 25, 1932, India ink. Collection of Gail and Tony Ganz © 2012 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.
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Keith Haring (American  1958–1990)   Untitled   1981
Sumi ink on paper
72 x 96 in. (182.9 x 243.8 ...
Keith Haring (American, 1958–1990), "Untitled", 1981 Sumi ink on paper 72 x 96 in. (182.9 x 243.8 cm) Collection Keith Haring Foundation. © Keith Haring Foundation
Keith Haring