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Metalenses Made Thinner Than Ever

Using 2D materials, researchers have overcome the theoretical limit imposed by the wavelength of light to develop metalenses as thin as 190 nanometers.

Detecting TB Using Paper And Smartphones

Scientists in Taiwan have developed a paper-based, smartphone-readable test for the detection of tuberculosis infection.

Squid Say It With Skin

The artistic oval squid uses its changing skin pattern to communicate with both lovers and competitors in the fight for mating rights.

Ten Materials Inspired By Mother Nature (VIDEO)

The natural world is filled with strange, fascinating structures that are stronger, more flexible and more resilient than anything humans can make.

IVF Device May Improve Fertility Treatment

A microwell device has enabled researchers to study individual mouse embryos in a non-invasive manner.

Sorting Cells With Glass Microbubbles

Glass microbeads can be used to count CD4+ T-cells in areas without access to magnetic separators or centrifuges.

Greener Nylon Production On The Cards

Researchers have developed a low energy method for producing nylon that generates fewer greenhouse gases.

Scientists Find New Long-Term Memory Center In Fly Brains

A research team from the National Tsing Hua University in Taiwan is challenging conventional notions of where long-term memory is formed in the brain.

How Do Cuttlefish Camouflage Themselves From Their Predators?

How does a colorblind animal know how to change its skin color to blend into its background? And what does the animal's predator see when looking at its prey before and after it hides?