A new type of silicon promises cheaper, more-sensitive light detectors.
Artificial antibodies could be used in cheap, field-ready toxin sensors.
Unwinding Scotch tape produces enough radiation to image a human finger.
The first device with a display that can be read in direct sunlight hits the market.
New publications, experiments and breakthroughs in materials--and what they mean.
New metals will keep engines and turbines dry and ice-free.
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Three chemists are honored for discovering and developing a glowing jellyfish protein.
Thin but efficient solar cells use one-tenth the silicon of conventional cells.