Vortices in the South Atlantic are mathematically equivalent to black holes, say physicists, an idea that could lead to new ways of understanding how currents transport oil and garbage across oceans
Chemists have calculated that chains of double or triple-bonded carbon atoms, known as carbyne, should be stronger and stiffer than any known material.
A simple arrangement of switchable mirrors can create "holes in time" of almost any length.
Princeton researchers, using a 3-D printer, have built a bionic ear with integrated electronics.
Researchers discover that a material known for a hundred years could lower the cost of solar power.
IBM researchers unveil TrueNorth, a new computer architecture that imitates how a brain works.
Researchers unveil one of the most complex electronic systems ever built on plastic.
A layer-by-layer fabrication tool lets researchers quickly form complicated biological tissue in three-dimensional space.
By exploiting some exotic acoustic techniques, researchers have built a window that allows the passage of air but not sound
Laboratory advances hint at how additive manufacturing technology could change the way some electronic devices are made.