A new flexible, transparent electrical device inspired by electric eels could lead to body-friendly power sources for implanted health monitors and medication dispensers, augmented-reality contact lenses, and countless other applications, researchers report.
Astronomers have developed a new, more accurate method for measuring the masses of solitary stars.
Good scientists are not only able to uncover patterns in the things they study, but to use this information to predict the future.
New software allows people using virtual reality hardware to control robots over the internet.
Just as Luke Skywalker does with his robotic hand in the Star Wars film series, a new ultrasonic sensor allows amputees to control each of their prosthetic fingers individually, researchers report.