Materials-coating advance could lead to eyeglasses that shed fingerprints.
Researchers develop a spray that could make cancer cells glow within a minute of application.
Researchers at Stanford make an electrode that can be recharged 40,000 times without losing much capacity.
The approach could boost U.S. lithium production—just as demand is set to soar with increased electric-vehicle usage.
Mirasol's reflective display is being tested by device manufacturers, and could appear on shelves next year.
A new material, patterned at the nanoscale, absorbs a broad spectrum of light and could make thin-film solar cells more efficient.
A performance boost for "small-molecule" solar cells could make the materials more practical.
When transplanted into rodents with brain damage similar to Parkinson's, the cells reversed the animals' motor issues.
Nth Degree Technologies plans to replace bulbs with lights that can be printed on large, flexible surfaces.
In one simple step, viruses can be turned into sophisticated structures with novel optical or biomedical properties.