If your ping-pong gun fails to impress, a simple mod will give it supersonic powers, say engineers
A widely used detector that relies on dowsing to find explosives and drugs has finally been proven ineffectual by physicists in Mexico
A working invisibility cloak that makes one object look like ghostly versions of another has been built in China
Fibers spun from carbon nanotubes have the conductivity of copper and the strength of advanced composites.
Towards a real-life tricorder, with varied applications.
Clouds that lase are the first Earth-based versions of lasers that occur naturally in space, say researchers
In January, a year-long calculation proved there are no 16-clue puzzles in Sodoku, confirming the long held belief that the smallest number of starting clues a puzzle can contain is 17
Advances from an unlikely place--Cornell’s clothing researchers.
Curiosity sees tantalizing hints of compounds needed for life, but further analysis is needed to make sure it's not contamination from Earth.
Physicists thought they could never measure the foam-like structure of spacetime. Now one theoretical physicist says it can be done using a laser and a block of glass