Tech: First lens for extreme-ultraviolet light developed — (Report)

Scientists from the Max Born Institute (MBI) have developed the first refractive lens that focuses extreme ultraviolet beams. Instead of using a glass...

Tech: Ultrathin, ultralight 'nanocardboard' (Report)

Engineers have demonstrated a new material they call 'nanocardboard,' an ultrathin equivalent of corrugated paper cardboard. A square centimeter of nanocardboard weighs less...

Tech: Earth’s dust cloud satellites confirmed — (Report)

A team of Hungarian astronomers and physicists may have confirmed two elusive clouds of dust, in semi-stable points just 400,000 kilometres from Earth....

Tech: Developing a flight strategy to land heavier vehicles on Mars — (Report)

The heaviest vehicle to successfully land on Mars is the Curiosity Rover at 1 metric ton, about 2,200 pounds. Sending more ambitious robotic...

Tech: Large outdoor study shows biodiversity improves stability of algal biofuel systems — ...

A diverse mix of species improves the stability and fuel-oil yield of algal biofuel systems, as well as their resistance to invasion by...

Tech: Tiny probes could be useful for monitoring patients with Parkinson’s and other diseases...

Dopamine, a signaling molecule used throughout the brain, plays a major role in regulating our mood, as well as controlling movement. Many disorders,...

Tech: Genetic testing has a data problem; New software can help — (Report)

In recent years, the market for direct-to-consumer genetic testing has exploded. The number of people who used at-home DNA tests more than doubled...

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