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“Light”

Apr 15, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
White flashes and gas associated with knuckle cracking have researchers further investigating this common habit.
Apr 15, 2015 02:24 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
Prototype takes one image per second by fusing the technology behind digital cameras and solar panels.
Mar 2, 2015 11:31 AM ET // Glenn McDonald
A cutting-edge electron microscope takes a historic snapshot.
Jan 5, 2015 11:40 AM ET
With super-bright stars everywhere in the universe, how come it's so dark-looking out there? Julian has some stretchy facts about space and light to help you understand this seeming paradox.
Jan 4, 2015 12:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The disco clam draws in prey with a mesmerizing light show and then renders its audience immobile with noxious mucus. Continue reading →
Dec 8, 2014 05:45 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
Night owls could use a week in the woods, reports a new study, which can fix what ails your circadian rhythms.
Oct 16, 2014 05:11 AM ET
The scientists behind the design of LED light bulbs have snared the Nobel Prize for physics. What can LEDs do to brighten lives in first through third worlds?
Oct 2, 2014 05:48 AM ET
We're still a long way from donning real invisibility cloaks, but by working out a better way to bend light, scientists from the University of Rochester can make movable objects invisible to the viewer -- multi-directionally, and in three dimensions.
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