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Microscopic sculptures by artist Jonty Hurwitz are so tiny that they can fit easily inside the eye of a needle, on a human hair -- or on the forehead of an ant.
The first ever optically encoded audio recording off a non-magnetic plasmonic nanostructure could mean big things for storage. And it's "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star."
Scientists develop a super-thin material that can reflect any color with just the slightest tug. Looks like the son of hypercolor has arrived.
"Symmetry" tells the story of a CERN researcher who rediscovers love through the song and dance of the infinite cosmos.
A new desk lamp is taking over from the lava lamp -- by replacing the boring old wax lava with interactive magnetic fluid.
Researchers have used lasers to create an extremely hydrophobic material with potential applications from sanitation to solar panels.
A Cornell Ph.D. student in applied physics etches famous works of art -- Escher, Magritte, Matisse -- onto silicon wafers used in modern digital devices.
A meteorite from Mars that landed on Earth in 2011 contains a carbon compound that is biological in origin.
Quantum computing may someday blow away today's smartest machines. It's weird and heavy on the physics, but Microsoft thinks you can handle it.
A painting by impressionist Claude Monet has been reproduced in full colour in the microscale, thanks to a new technique that allows a palette of 300 colours.