Institute of Physics

World's First Electronic Fingertip Paves Way for "Smart" Surgical Gloves

Surgeons may be known for their incredible precision, but even the most talented practitioners have their limits. An electronic “fingertip” that heightens one’s sense…

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U.S. Scientists Harness Thousands of Invisibility Cloaks to Trap a Rainbow

Photo by Shutterstock Harry Potter’s disguise of choice isn’t just for stalking the halls of Hogwarts sight unseen. Scientists from Towson University and the University of…

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"Terminator"-Like Contact Lens Lets You Read Emails Before Your Eyes

Live data that streams directly before your eyes à la The Terminator sounds like the stuff of science fiction, but researchers are thisclose to making it a reality. In a study…

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