Featured in brilliant ten 2012
Mohamed El-Naggar Hot-Wires Bacteria To Build Semiconductors
How to turn the bugs into power for clean energy devices
Brilliant 10: Shawn Douglas Programs DNA Nanorobots To Kill Cancer
The clamshell-shaped machine made of DNA is the first to work with a mission in mind.
Adam Cohen Lights Up Neurons To See How They Fire
Goodbye, electrodes; hello, bright lights.
Brilliant 10: Anže Slosar Maps Matter At The Edge Of The Universe
The earliest substance ever.
Brilliant 10: Deva Ramanan Trains Computers To Identify People
And even to understand what those people are doing.
Brilliant 10: Greg Nielson Shrinks Solar Cells To The Size Of Glitter
The same output of electricity, now with 100 times less silicon
Brilliant 10: Christy Haynes Reveals the Secrets of the Body’s Blood-Clotting System
An inside look at the elusive platelet
Brilliant 10: Andrea Thomaz Teaches Robots to Learn from Humans
An adorable machine tackles the chores we hate