A new design could put the power of a telephoto lens into thin cameras.
Tiny electronics-based detectors could provide simple tests for cancer or bioterror agents.
By retooling physical equations, researchers are allowing computer-animated fluids to flow more naturally.
NASA engineers forge a next-generation microshutter device that allows the viewing of distant infrared images.
Polymers made using clay nanoparticles could lead to fuel-saving car parts and to lightweight fabrics much more resistant to tear.
Long-lasting near-infrared LEDs could be used to make cheap, flexible night-vision displays and sensors.
Both companies modify transistor materials to make smaller, faster, more energy-efficient processors.
But will consumers agree? OQO, Samsung, Sony, and others test the waters.
A new technique provides clearer pictures of massive ice sheets--and better insight into future sea-level increases.
Researchers develop a large-scale array of nanoscale memory circuits.