X-ray laser spots photosynthesis in real-life conditions
You no longer have to freeze leaves to see one of the most vital chemical processes on Earth.
Terahertz scans could save male chicks from an untimely end
TeraEgg determines the sex of a chicken's egg well before it hatches, sparing it from the grinder.
Terahertz laser tech could scan for bombs at airports
Quantum cascade lasers don't just sound cool -- they can save lives.
The farthest known galaxy is 13.2 billion years old
Scientists say they've spotted the farthest ever galaxy, a whopping 13.2 billion light years away -- when the universe was still very young.
Exotic quantum laser could help study other planets
An exotic, high-bandwidth laser could help identify the materials in alien planets.
iPhone 5 chemical study shows a green Apple, leaves room for improvement
Eventually, that shiny new iPhone 5 will have to meet its untimely end, whether it's in a landfill...
Artificial tongue distinguishes 18 different types of canned tomato
Taste tests are fun -- unless you're in Italy, in which case they're drawn-out and rancorous. Tha...
All-optical quantum communication networks nearly realized, 'Answers to Life' airing at 9PM
Ready to get swept away into the wild, wild abyss known as quantum computing? If not, we're certain...
Infrared and X-ray spectroscopy sheds light on Greek statues' original color schemes
Life in Classical Greece was a lot more colorful than we've been lead to believe by the weather bea...