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Jul 18, 2014 02:30 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
NASA's Curiosity rover on Mars has set off some fireworks on the Red Planet with the zap-zap-zap of its high-tech space laser.
Jul 16, 2014 01:18 PM ET // Irene Klotz
What happens to carbon -- and other solid materials -- when the pressure is even greater, such as what exists in the cores of Jupiter, Saturn and giant planets beyond the solar system? The world's largest laser hopes to find out.
Jun 17, 2014 06:06 AM ET
Polish scientists are working on a new method to detect drunk drivers. This time, instead of driver's walking a straight line, a laser zaps your car and sniffs out any alcohol fumes. Is the system ready now to get drunks off the road?
Jun 17, 2014 10:20 AM ET // Jeremy Hsu, IEEE Spectrum
The U.S. military is funding new efforts to develop anti-drone weapons for light ground vehicles.
May 28, 2014 03:06 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
Scientists alter neural pathways by targeting fruit flies with light and heat. Continue reading →
May 5, 2014 11:25 AM ET // Marc Llewellyn, ABC Science
Diamonds are much better at producing high-quality laser beams than conventional techniques.
May 2, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
Laser tech takes aim at problems big and small.
Apr 23, 2014 02:05 PM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
Shining a laser on tiny particles suspended in a fluid causes the them to rearrange themselves.
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