Now, control robot swarms with swipe of a finger
Now, control robot swarms with swipe of a finger

Researchers have developed a swarm of robots that any user can control by simply swiping their finger on a standard tablet.

Scientists use light to alter genes
Scientists use light to alter genes

With a new gene editing method that uses light, scientists can modify functions of genes more precisely, a new study says.

New pills may help combat depression, anxiety

 A new research can prove to be a break-through in brain using light and raising hopes for a new class of drugs to treat psychiatric diseases.

Pulsing light reveals supermassive black hole merger
Pulsing light reveals supermassive black hole merger

As two galaxies enter the final stages of merging, their supermassive black holes form a “binary” or two black holes that are gravitationally bound to one another. Now, astronomers from University of Maryland have found direct evidence of a pulsing quasar which may substantiate the existence of black hole binaries.

Volvo's new reflective spray-paint makes cyclists visible at night

The Swedish car manufacturer Volvo and UK design firm Grey London have partnered with Albedo100 to come up with a reflective spray-paint to make cycling safer at night.

New instrument to hunt for aliens using infrared light
New instrument to hunt for aliens using infrared light

Could aliens be transmitting infrared beacons? If so a new instrument can detect them!

New technique paints tissue samples with light

A new advanced imaging technique developed by an Indian-origin scientist that uses infrared light, instead of chemical stains, to scan tissue samples can enable fast and broad diagnostic assessments.

''Baking soda'' can also help us see better

 It is well known that baking soda serves many purposes, but now scientists have revealed how it may also improve our vision.

Bihar: Mango tree emitting light - a miracle or mere science?

Bihar: Mango tree emitting light - a miracle or mere science?

First-ever photo of light captured behaving as both wave and particle

Researchers have recently captured the first ever photograph of light behaving as both a wave and a particle.

New technique to hunt for Earth-like planets
New technique to hunt for Earth-like planets

German researchers have developed a new technique that will help astronomers hunt for Earth-like planets around distant stars with ease.

Now, light can help see through opaque materials

Scientists have found a new way to see through opaque materials with the help of light.

Scientists find how fireflies get their glow
Scientists find how fireflies get their glow

 Scientists have for the first time unravelled the firefly's intricate light-producing system.

New manufacturing technique for spray-on solar cells

 In a major step toward making spray-on solar cells easy and cheap to manufacture, researchers have invented a new way to spray solar cells onto flexible surfaces.

New materials to boost performance of solar cells

 Researchers have developed a new class of materials that significantly boost the performance of solar cells.

New method to bring Supersonic laser-propelled aircraft one step closer
New method to bring Supersonic laser-propelled aircraft one step closer

Aircrafts that are propelled by beams of light rather than conventional fuels is what the scientist and science fiction writers have always dreamt of.

Carbon nanotube-based lights are more efficient than LEDs
Carbon nanotube-based lights are more efficient than LEDs

Japanese scientists have recently discovered carbon nanotube-based lights that are more efficient than LEDs.

Brits report sighting 'aliens' to Defense ministry

2000 people in Britain from 2000 -2009 have reported alien sightings to the Ministry of Defence (MoD), while in Wigan, spaceships have reportedly been spotted in the sky on 17 different occasions.

Oxygen masks and tanks may soon be history for underwater expeditions
Oxygen masks and tanks may soon be history for underwater expeditions

Scientists have recently created a crystal that might make breathing possible underwater, without using Oxygen masks and tanks.

Scientists develop world's 1st 'solar battery' that runs on light, air

Scientists have recently developed World's first 'solar battery' that runs on light and air.