This novel fisheye lens is completely flat

The single piece of glass produces crisp panoramic images. To capture panoramic views in a single shot, photographers typically use fisheye lenses — ultra-wide-angle lenses...

Scientists create better material for wearable biosensors

Biosensors that are wearable on human skin or safely used inside the body are increasingly prevalent for both medical applications and everyday health monitoring. Finding...

New way to predict the slow death of lithium-ion batteries

The new tech could improve driving range estimates and prolong battery life. Batteries fade as they age, slowly losing power and storage capacity. As in people,...

Scientists find a better way to detect prediabetes

In a new study, researchers have developed a patch of needles connected to a paper sensor for diagnosing conditions such as prediabetes. Luckily, this patch...

New photon device offers ‘x-ray vision’ through fog

Using a new algorithm, researchers have reconstructed the movements of individual particles of light to see through clouds, fog, and other obstructions. It’s like a...

Behind the new Samsung Fold: how the quest to maximize screen size is driving...

To enlarge a phone, or not to enlarge a phone? That is the question. In the world of flagship smartphones, there seems to be one clear...

New plant-based device could charge cars in minutes

A new plant-based supercapacitor could, in the near future, charge devices—even electric cars—within a few minutes, researchers report. The researchers say their energy storage devices...

New wireless device could monitor sleep positions without cameras or body sensors

MIT researchers have developed a wireless, private way to monitor a person’s sleep postures — whether snoozing on their back, stomach, or sides —...

Scientists find way to see through clouds and fog

Like a comic book come to life, researchers at Stanford University have developed a kind of X-ray vision - only without the X-rays. Working with...

New glove-like wearable device could mimic sense of touch

Engineers have invented a soft wearable device which simulates the sense of touch and has wide potential for medical, industrial and entertainment applications. What if...

New energy storage device could charge devices in a jiffy

Scientists have designed a new energy storage device that can store a charge up to 900 times greater than state-of-the-art supercapacitors. In a new study,...

Scientists turn yeast cells into drug factories

Stanford engineers have genetically reprogrammed the cellular machinery of yeast to create microscopic factories that convert sugars and amino acids into plant-based drugs. Since antiquity,...

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In a new study, researchers have designed a "catch and kill" air filter that can trap the virus responsible for COVID-19, killing it instantly. They...

Scientists find new method to kill COVID-19 virus on surfaces in 2 minutes

Surfaces contaminated with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, pose a grave threat to the safety of healthcare workers, patients, frontline responders, military service...

How you charge your smartphone could affect its battery life

Researchers at WMG at the University of Warwick have found that use of inductive charging, whilst highly convenient, risks depleting the life of mobile...

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A new lithium-ion battery for electric cars is safe, has high power, and can last for a million miles. Electric car batteries typically require a...
Scientists find a new way to harness the sun's energy

Scientists find a new way to harness the sun’s energy

In a new study, researchers have found a new way to harnesses the sun's energy to generate fuel while minimizing CO2 production. The research was...