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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

A new handheld device makes eye exams accessible for billions of people who need it most.

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

The Golden web spider could help microscope users evade a basic law of physics.

Peter Gwynne, Contributor

The technology could be used to improve virtual reality experiences and keep counterfeiters at bay.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

What if you could see inside your avocado before you ate it?

Karin Heineman, ISTV Executive Producer

The UN designated 2015 as the International Year of Light. The closing ceremony was held in Merida, Mexico.

Inside Science Contributor

Discoveries led to development of something even better than microscopes. Nanoscopes.

Ben P. Stein, Contributor

A decades-old discovery may be crucial to increasing solar panel efficiency.

Ker Than, Contributor

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