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Step aside, spider silk: the strongest material in the world can be found inside the mouths of rock-dwelling marine gastropods.
Photographer Ernie Button discovered a world of beauty -- and fluid science -- in the residue of evaporated whisky.
South Korean artists have created a blazer with 50 working cameras on it in the hopes of giving surveillance tools to people who may not otherwise have them. We're not sure we'd wear a jacket with cameras sewn in like all-seeing eyes...but it sure looks cool.
A "sonic screwdriver" uses acoustic force to build tartan-patterned tissue with the potential to repair damaged nerves.
A simple kit currently seeking funding on Kickstarter allows you to use your smartphone's camera as a 150x microscope.
Stanford University's Manu Prakash is looking to give away Foldscopes to field testers with interesting ideas for using the 50-cent gadget.
Princeton researchers say their two-camera approach offers the most detailed footage of a nano-sized particle to date, which could ultimately shed light on how viruses and cells interact.
By generating a progressive series of holograms, scientists can watch sperm move and look for structural anomalies that make them less viable, helping to improve odds during in vitro fertilization.
Researchers at Columbia University say their chip lets them electrochemically image biofilms to "listen to the bacteria as they talk to each other."
Scientists at Georgia Tech say a new technique for tagging the genome and studying the RNA of a virus could help them discover better antiviral drugs and perhaps even more effective vaccines.