The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2014: beyond the diffraction limit in microscopy

Posted in Hardware on 11th Oct, 2014
by Alex Muller

Optical microscopy was held back by a presumed limitation: that it would never obtain better resolution than half the wavelength of light.

Solar energy that doesn't block the view

Posted in Hardware on 22nd Aug, 2014
by Alex Muller

A new type of solar concentrator that when placed over a window creates solar energy while allowing people to actually see through the window.

Natural light in office boosts health

Posted in Medicine on 11th Aug, 2014
by Alex Muller

Office workers with more natural light exposure at the office had longer sleep duration, better sleep quality, more physical activity and better quality of life.

Researchers use light to coax stem cells to regenerate teeth

Posted in Science on 30th May, 2014
by Alex Muller

A Harvard-led team is the first to demonstrate the ability to use low-power light to trigger stem cells inside the body to regenerate tissue.

Color pixels made of nanowires offer new paradigm for cameras

Posted in Featured, Hardware on 5th Apr, 2014
by Alex Muller

Researchers have been investigating new ways to achieve color in digital cameras that don't rely on conventional organic dye filters.