Cyborg insects generate power for their own neural control
Thin, active invisibility cloak demonstrated for first time
(Phys.org) —Invisibility cloaking is no longer the stuff of science fiction: two researchers in The Edward S. Rogers Sr. Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering have demonstrated an effective invisibility ...
3D plasmonic antenna capable of focusing light into few nanometers
Professors Myung-Ki Kim and Yong-Hee Lee of the Physics Department at KAIST and their research teams developed a 3D gap-plasmon antenna which can focus light into a few nanometers wide space. Their research ...
Shape-changing liquid metal antenna could lead to responsive electronic devices
Researchers create unique graphene nanopores with optical antennas for DNA sequencing
(Phys.org) —High-speed reading of the genetic code should get a boost with the creation of the world's first graphene nanopores – pores measuring approximately 2 nanometers in diameter – that feature ...
New tabletop detector 'sees' single electrons
MIT physicists have developed a new tabletop particle detector that is able to identify single electrons in a radioactive gas.
Real-time holographic displays one step closer to reality
Researchers from the University of Cambridge have designed a new type of pixel element and demonstrated its unique switching capability, which could make three-dimensional holographic displays possible.
Rediscovering spontaneous light emission
Berkeley Lab researchers have developed a nano-sized optical antenna that can greatly enhance the spontaneous emission of light from atoms, molecules and semiconductor quantum dots. This advance opens the ...
Research team develops tattoo-like skin thermometer patch
Researchers develop technique to remotely control cockroaches (w/ Video)
Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a technique that uses an electronic interface to remotely control, or steer, cockroaches.
Spray-on antenna gets great reception at Google event
Insect drives robot to track down smells (w/ video)
A small, two-wheeled robot has been driven by a male silkmoth to track down the sex pheromone usually given off by a female mate.
Metal nanoparticles shine with customizable color (w/ video)
(PhysOrg.com) -- Engineers at Harvard have demonstrated a new kind of tunable color filter that uses optical nanoantennas to obtain precise control of color output.
Ultrafast technique unlocks design principles of quantum biology
University of Chicago researchers have created a synthetic compound that mimics the complex quantum dynamics observed in photosynthesis and may enable fundamentally new routes to creating solar-energy technologies. ...