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Instead of packing more pixels into displays, engineers are learning how to trick our eyes and brains to see higher resolutions in the virtual world.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Researchers combine old whaling records with aerial photographs to estimate the large animals’ weights.

Joshua Learn, Contributor

New technology could lower the cost of ultrasound machines

Karin Heineman, Executive Producer

Explore the applications of state-of-the-art clocks -- and the math that describes their performance and limitations.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

New tools are creating a trend in archaeology research: excavation without digging.

Katharine Gammon, Contributor

Super high-pressure experiments take science to extremes.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

New imaging technique could help study the structure of viruses and proteins and the deformation of materials during high speed collisions.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

A new way to measure vibrations may eventually help detect gravitational waves and store quantum memory.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Scientists have developed a way to encourage a single electron to hop atop a silicon atom, a feat that may find applications in future nanoscale electronics.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

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