Thin, active invisibility cloak demonstrated for first time

Invisibility cloaking is no longer the stuff of science fiction: two researchers in The Edward S. Rogers Sr. Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering have demonstrated an effective invisibility cloak that is thin, scalable and adaptive to different types and sizes of objects.

Report: El Nino unusually active in the late 20th century

Spawning droughts, floods, and other weather disturbances world-wide, the El Niño – Southern Oscillation (ENSO) impacts the daily life of millions of people.

Ghostly gamma-ray beams haunt the Milky Way


Astronomers have determined that the Milky Way's central black hole was quite active in the past.

Child sex images purged faster than ever before

Images of child abuse are remaining live on the internet for less time than ever before, a new report finds.

Many 'dormant' volcanoes could erupt at any time

There may be no such thing as a dormant volcano, according to scientists, who say that many could in fact be reawakened in a period of months.

AMD launches Open 3D initiative

AMD has launched an "Open" initiative designed to encourage 3D innovation and lower high costs typically associated with the evolving technology.