New single-pixel device borrows materials from solar cells to replicate the behavior of a biological retina as part of its fundamental design.
Green spectrum light can actually damage plants.
Someday, such supports could allow meat in the lab to grow from tiny hamburger-nuggets into something more like steak.
Combine sand, gelatin and bacteria, let them rest, and watch one brick turn into eight.
By mimicking the structure of mother-of-pearl, scientists have made a glass that's less likely to shatter when hit.
Insect hearing systems are inspiring new microphone designs that can better identify the direction a sound comes from.