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Researchers provide a blueprint for a tiny device that can control the direction of light.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Unique microscopic structures make the feathers so black they look like a hole in space around the colored patches.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

Using tools from many scientific disciplines, researchers gain detailed insights into how the many-eyed mollusk sees its watery home.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

New technology using a one-color laser may drive future generation of high-tech hearing aids.

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

A portable glaucoma test saves vision.

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

How light and art work together to brighten, and better, our world.

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

Interior designers are turning to experiments, using psychology and physics to come up with the best spaces for health -- and productivity.

Katharine Gammon, Contributor

A corrective quartz plate could improve the focus of enormous X-ray generating machines.

Catherine Meyers, Staff Writer

Scientists are making new lenses that can reshape themselves.

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

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