A synthetic material may help to repair tissue after a heart attack, and aid transplants.
In work that could improve solar cells and LEDs, researchers have, for the first time, made practical working devices out of three-dimensional photonic crystals.
Transparent batteries could lead to designs for cell phones and other gadgets.
A new contrast agent could detect bacteria on medical implants, and help doctors decide how to treat infection.
An improved production process could make electrical transmission lines far more efficient.
Need to track your blood oxygen levels? There may soon be an app for that.
A more precise manufacturing method will help as electronics shrink ever smaller.
Metamaterials that convert lower-energy photons to usable wavelengths could offer solar cells an efficiency boost.
IBM believes a new way of encoding the bits in phase-change memory will make it reliable enough for use in servers.
With a new printing technique, researchers can now make enough metamaterials to begin fabricating invisibility cloaks and superlenses.