Analyzing a person's hair can help reveal where she's been.
A new noninvasive tool uses electromagnetic waves to measure glucose levels.
A new kind of probe microscope can measure the force needed to push a single atom.
A new test measures music perception in cochlear-implant users.
A nanocomposite of aluminum oxide and a polymer is as tough as metals but lighter.
A startup's new process could make fuel from algae as cheap as petroleum.
A glowing protein provides insight into how learning strengthens the ties between neurons.
Jennifer Chayes, managing director of the forthcoming Microsoft Research New England lab, talks about the importance of math to the Internet.
Australian researchers are developing a process that could lead to self-cleaning wool sweaters and silk ties.