Photonics: The curious case of the disappearing cylinders: Study opens a new route to achieving invisibility without using metamaterials

Now, Kotaro Kajikawa and Yusuke Kobayashi of Tokyo Tech’s Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering report…

Artificial receptor distinguishes between male and female hormones

A schematic representation of the selective binding of testosterone from a mixture of testosterone, progesterone, and…

Chemists take a closer look at the spot where water meets air

Schematic of water surface where the spectral signature of one isotopically labeled water molecule is isolated…

Researchers develop new platform that recreates cancer in a dish to quickly determine the best bacterial therapy

For example, a network of genes can be wired together to form a genetic circuit in…

These beetles have successfully freeloaded for 100 million years

A 99 million year old beetle, fossilized in amber, is now the oldest example of an…

Smart antioxidant-containing polymer responds to body chemistry, environment

University of Illinois engineers have developed and tested a new drug-delivery system that senses high oxidant…

Astronomers discover third planet in the Kepler-47 circumbinary system

With its three planets orbiting two suns, Kepler-47 is the only known multi-planet circumbinary system. As…

New discovery makes fast-charging, better performing lithium-ion batteries possible

Materials research — published in Nature Communications — makes possible lithium-ion batteries that can charge in…

New study finds simple way to inoculate teens against junk food marketing

One of the biggest obstacles is the enormous volume of food marketing kids are exposed to…

Astronomers take first, high-resolution look at huge star-forming region of Milky Way

Credit: Charles Kerton/Iowa State University Astronomers from the United States and South Korea have made the…