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Smartphone displays smart enough to sense your spit. Seriously

Researchers are working on glass that could detect fluids simply through contact, which may hold medical benefits.

By July 17, 2014

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Bomb-detecting lasers could be next for carry-on luggage

Laser-equipped airport security checkpoints can pinpoint trace amounts of explosives, researchers say.

By September 9, 2013

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A 360TB disc that holds data for more than 1 million years?

A major breakthrough in storage technology could dramatically change our perception of data preservation.

By July 10, 2013

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High-speed laser sets sights on cancer

Researchers believe that one day we may kill off cancer with a simple yet precise laser burst.

By July 24, 2012

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Capturing atomic images via ultrafast X-ray pulses

The Linac Coherent Light Source at Stanford University produces ultrafast pulses of X-rays powerful enough to make images of single molecules.

By February 23, 2010

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Can lasers save the incandescent lightbulb?

A bright idea from University of Rochester researchers promises more efficiency from standard bulbs and may offer renewed competition with CFLs.

By June 3, 2009

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The 'explosion-proof' computer

Computer Dynamics' explosion-proof computer contains spark, but it's not bomb-proof.

By September 27, 2007