Researchers build 'perfect' invisibility cloak

Duke University scientists say they've succeeded for the first time in building a truly effective invisibility cloak.

How your wallpaper could power your PC

University of Oxford researchers say it should soon be possible to do away with the tangle of cables most of us are afflicted with, thanks to a new class of metamaterials.

This 3D object is cloaked


Scientists have managed to cloak a three-dimensional object standing in free space - bringing the coveted sci-fi/fantasy invisibility cloak one step closer to reality.

Superlens could put high-powered microscope in your pocket

Cellphones could soon contain an ultra-high-resolution microscope alongside the ubiquitous camera, thanks to a breakthrough by Michigan Technological University professor Durdu Guney.