The 500 phases of matter: Entering a new phase
(Phys.org)—Forget solid, liquid, and gas: there are in fact more than 500 phases of matter. In a major paper in today's issue of Science, Perimeter Faculty member Xiao-Gang Wen reveals a modern reclassification of all ...
It's alive! Scientists combine liquid crystals and living bacteria
World's first full-color, flexible, skin-like display developed
Imagine a soldier who can change the color and pattern of his camouflage uniform from woodland green to desert tan at will. Or an office worker who could do the same with his necktie. Is someone at the wedding ...
Bend-it e-books get real with EPD in factory mode
LG unveils FPR polarized 3D television
Electronic spectacles coming to market soon
'World's first' glasses-free 3D TV hits stores in Japan
Toshiba on Wednesday launched in Japan what it calls the world's first television that allows viewers to see 3D images without having to wear special glasses, amid intensifying competition in the market.
Breakthrough in augmented reality contact lens: Curved LCD display holds widespread potential
The Centre of Microsystems Technology (CMST), Imec's associated laboratory at Ghent University (Belgium), announced today it has developed an innovative spherical curved LCD display, which can be embedded ...
Gadget Watch: Samsung shows bendable phone screen (Update)
By showing off a phone with a flexible screen, Samsung is hinting at a day when we might fold up our large phone or tablet screens as if they were maps.
The hidden nanoworld of ice crystals: Revealing the dynamic behavior of quasi-liquid layers
Silica microspheres in liquid crystals offer the possibility of creating every knot conceivable
Knots can now be tied systematically in the microscopic world. A team of scientists led by Uros Tkalec from the Jozef Stefan Institute in Ljubljana (Slovenia), who has been working at the Max Planck Institute ...
HaptoMime offers mid-air interaction system (w/ Video)
Twisted crystals point way toward active optical materials
(PhysOrg.com) -- A nanoscale game of "now you see it, now you don't" may contribute to the creation of metamaterials with useful optical properties that can be actively controlled, according to scientists ...