The red worm, Lumbricus rubellus, can make nano-semiconductors called quantum dots when fed soil that contains metals like cadmium and tellurium.
Researchers found a new way of generating an electric current with an electron pump, which brings about a new level of accuracy that could soon be used to calibrate machinery.
An environmentally friendly process that stores electrical energy in cotton clothing could be used to recharge electronic gadgets.
Watching the soft glow of fireflies could become a more common activity if researchers at Syracuse University have anything to do with it.
Californian scientists are using viruses to harvest energy from everyday vibrations like walking.
Researchers have developed a fabric coating that can make dirt and grime slough off.
Majorana particles may have been detected for the first time since their theoretical existence was first proposed in the 1930s, with potential applications for quantum computing.
Imagine an ultra lightweight material so buoyant that a one-pound boat constructed from it could carry 1,000 pounds–equivalent to five kitchen fridges.
Researchers can now develop intelligent materials made of proteins for use in medical treatments.
Australian researchers have been able to place a single phosphorous atom with extreme accuracy inside a silicon crystal, making a working transistor.