Honey, I shrunk the Christmas tree ... thankfully Swedish scientists have found a neat way to illuminate it with a laser pulse.
Germanium could be the next great chip material after silicon’s limits have been reached.
A variety of new digital filters will make a photograph look vintage. The inauthenticity of the effect is irrelevant: it’s enough to evoke an audience’s sense of the past.
An inside look at Corning’s labs suggests what’s next for the inventor of Gorilla Glass.
Equipment for making microchips has led to solar cells that are twice as efficient as conventional ones.
Severe droughts are forcing researchers to rethink how technology can increase the supply of fresh water.
If you're searching for the perfect present for the physicist who has everything, how about a Lego kit for measuring one of the universe's fundamental constants?
South Korean and U.S. researchers have developed a stretchable material that senses touch, pressure, and moisture, and could be used to give artificial limbs feeling.
Stretchy, conductive films made of novel nanobuds could bring touch sensors to more surfaces.
Diamonds are a physicist's best friend--when it comes to measuring the tiniest magnetic fields.