For the first time, a silicon-based optical cable will be commercially available.
Reversing the direction of a quantum force could prevent nano devices from sticking together--and even make them levitate.
A genetically engineered microbial protein could mean better data storage.
NASA engineers are using a new 3-D wireless scanner to inspect the space shuttle's heat-insulation tiles for flaws.
Privacy-sensitive software could minimize interruptions.
With sensors glued to their heads, seals have helped scientists understand the effects of climate change.
An LED flashlight makes culprits vomit.
New high-contrast displays could provide more-realistic images.
A compact device that extends the range of colors from a laser could be used in portable explosive detectors.
A NASA spacecraft preparing to launch will use novel technology to search for signs of life on the red planet.