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2017 Total Solar Eclipse: Everything You Need to Know

On Monday, Aug. 21, the Great American Eclipse will give those in the United States a rare sight — the moon will slip in...

Scientists use magnetic fields to remotely stimulate brain and control body movements

Scientists have used magnetism to activate tiny groups of cells in the brain, inducing bodily movements that include running, rotating and losing control of...

3D printed living tissue may eliminate animal testing

English scientists have figured out a way to 3D print cells grown in a laboratory to create living structures. Researchers were able to showcase...

Impaired DNA replication can cause epigenetic changes inherited for several generations

Cell division is key for renewing the cells in our tissues and organs. There are two particular processes in which cell division is crucial:...

2-faced 2-D material is a first

The Rice laboratory of materials scientist Jun Lou has made a semiconducting transition-metal dichalcogenide (TMD) that starts as a monolayer of molybdenum diselenide. They...

Flatter materials have fewer imperfections, which makes for better solar cells and light sensors

Improving the efficiency of solar cells requires materials free from impurities and structural defects. Scientists across many disciplines at KAUST have shown that 2-D...

ZeGage™ – 3D Optical Surface Profiler

The ZeGage™ optical profiler is the ideal non-contact tool for quantitative measurements of 3D form and roughness on precision machined surfaces. The industrial design provides fast,...

Nexview™ – 3D Optical Surface Profiler

Nexview 3D optical surface profiler excels at measuring all surfaces – from super-smooth to very rough, with sub-nanometer precision, independent of field of view.  Measurement...

Handheld spectral analyzer turns smartphone into diagnostic tool

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed technology that enables a smartphone to perform lab-grade medical diagnostic tests that typically require...

Flexible batteries get safe aqueous electrolytes

Most batteries that power wearable and implantable medical devices are rigid and don’t move with the body. Researchers are developing flexible batteries and energy-storing...