Extremely stretchable hydrogels may be used in artificial muscles
Majorana fermion: Physicists observe elusive particle that is its own antiparticle
Princeton University scientists have observed an exotic particle that behaves simultaneously like matter and antimatter, a feat of math and engineering that could yield powerful computers based on quantum ...
Self-powered smart window also functions as a self-rechargeable transparent battery
The origins of handedness in life
Liquid crystals controlled by magnetic fields may lead to new optical applications
Scientists shoot carbon nanotubes out of high-speed gun (w/ video)
Mechanobiology: Enzyme micropump autonomously delivers insulin in response to glucose levels
Ninjabot strikes with force of a mantis shrimp
Self-organizing robots: Robotic construction crew needs no foreman (w/ video)
On the plains of Namibia, millions of tiny termites are building a mound of soil—an 8-foot-tall "lung" for their underground nest. During a year of construction, many termites will live and die, wind and ...