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New, unique desk light lets you work without interruptions

Scientists have developed a unique desk light that automatically switches from green to red when you are focused in your work and do not want to be disturbed.

Physicists challenge Einstein's view on speed of light

Physicists challenge Einstein's view on speed of light

One of greatest scientists ever, Albert Einstein belived that the speed of light was constant in a vacuum. 

Now protect enviroment using 'lights'

Now protect enviroment using 'lights'

Light is an important tool of physics and basis of several scientific researches.

Stretchable device can lead to 'smart' contact lenses

Stretchable device can lead to 'smart' contact lenses

Researchers at Melbourne-based RMIT University and the University of Adelaide are creating a stretchable nano-scale device to manipulate light.

Decoded: How particles 'fall' in love this Valentine's

Scientists consider Bell's theorem an important foundation for modern physics.

Novel material offers cheap alternative to smart windows

Novel material offers cheap alternative to smart windows

The team analysed the light-transmitting properties of a simple block of PDMS -- a widely used rubbery, transparent polymer. 

The most energetic light ever observed in space

Scientists have discovered the most energetic light ever detected in the universe from the centre of a supernova known as “Crab pulsar” which is situated 6,500 light years away from Earth.

Get ready for Li-Fi: The revolutionary technology to transform wireless Internet!

Get ready for Li-Fi: The revolutionary technology to transform wireless Internet!

Forget Wi-Fi! The new entrant in town is the revolutionary technology Li-Fi that has become the talk of the internet.

Now, a `super-strong` metal that is also light

A newly developed blend of magnesium and ceramic silicon carbide nanoparticles is likely to bring about a revolution in the production of airplanes, spacecraft and cars.

Scientists make real gold as light as air

The so-called aerogel is a thousand times lighter than conventional gold alloys.

Blocking light can brighten preemies' survival chances

 The survival rate of preemies -- premature babies -- born between 26 to 31 weeks of gestation can be improved by blocking light from reaching the intravenously-fed infused nutritious mixture they depend on for survival, says a new study.

New stealth dark matter theory sheds light on universe's missing mass

New stealth dark matter theory sheds light on universe's missing mass

A team of scientists has come up with a new theory that may identify why dark matter has evaded direct detection in Earth-based experiments.

'Molecules' made of light possible: Researchers

 Two years ago, collaborators from Harvard University, the California Institute of Technology and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology found a way to bind two photons together so that one would sit right atop the other, superimposed, as they travel.

Pentagon-backed `time cloak` stops the clock

Pentagon-supported physicists on Wednesday said they had devised a "time cloak" that briefly makes an event undetectable.

Prosthetic limbs that can be connected to brain using light

Prosthetic metal limbs, may become history as scientists are developing limbs that would be connected to brain with light.

`Fly cells flock together, follow light`

Scientists have used a laser beam to activate a protein that makes a cluster of fruit fly cells act like a school of fish turning in social unison.

Scientists turn light into electrical current using golden nanoscale system

Material scientists at the University of Pennsylvania have turned light into electrical current using a golden nanoscale system.

Experts use light to program fruit flies

Scientists have used light to
program the memories of fruit flies, according to an Oxford
University-led study published in the journal Cell.

Now, a lamp that uses ‘human blood’ to create light

An English designer based in The Netherlands has come up with a lamp that uses “human blood” to create light.

New metamaterial device can bend the light

It is now possible to bend the light along the corner of a building or even the profile of the eastern seaboard.