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How To Make Extra-Efficient Solar Panels Using Old Blu-Ray Discs
Blu-ray discs' pretty color actually makes them great at capturing light.
Under Light, Chameleon-Like Material Changes Color And Shape
The material could create an infinite range of different colors and shapes.
Super-Intense Laser Stretches Farther Than Ever
This is the same kind of laser technology scientists have examined for triggering lightning bolts.
A New Material For Night-Vision Contact Lenses
The material is based on graphene.
9 Trippy Photos Of Soap Film
New Radiation Technique Spots Designer Knockoffs
Can Dogs Watch TV?
And how do they feel about the season premiere of The Newsroom?
Tiny Compound-Eye Camera Sees The World Like Ants Do
With great depth perception and field of vision, it could open up a new bug's-eye-view into imaging.
How A Tool For Perfect Human Vision Grew From One Of NASA’s Greatest Blunders
Technology used to build NASA’s newest eyes on the heavens will help people see farther and clearer.
‘Intelligent’ Rifle Lets You Pre-Tag Your Target, Then Fire When Ready
By "tagging" the ideal shot through the rifle scope before firing, shooters may never miss again.