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Feb 25, 2014, 11:45 ET Scientists Twist Sound with Metamaterials

A Chinese-U.S. research team is exploring the use of metamaterials -- artificial materials engineered to have exotic properties not found in nature...


Feb 19, 2014, 13:16 ET AIP Publishing: Bats Inspire "Micro Air Vehicle" Designs

By exploring how creatures in nature are able to fly by flapping their wings, Virginia Tech researchers hope to apply that knowledge toward...


Nov 05, 2013, 11:51 ET New Aluminum Alloy Stores Hydrogen

Versatile, lightweight material opens the door to fuel cells of the future We use aluminum to make planes lightweight, store sodas in...


Oct 25, 2013, 17:04 ET Measuring Blood Sugar With Light

Technology Designed in Germany May Help People with Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes; Described in Review of Scientific Instruments  One of the...


Oct 09, 2013, 17:56 ET 2013 Nobel Prize in Chemistry highlights the cross-disciplinary nature of today's research environment

Martin Karplus, Michael Levitt and Arieh Warshel have been awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize in Chemistry "for the developments of multiscale models...


Oct 04, 2013, 14:01 ET A Better Device to Detect Ultraviolet Light

New type of Photodiode, Described in the Journal "Applied Physics Letters," Shows Promise for Space-Based Communication and Monitoring Ozone...