Tracking 3D nanoscale changes in rechargeable battery material during operation

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory have made the first 3D observations of how the structure of a lithium-ion battery anode evolves at the nanoscale in a real battery cell as it discharges and recharges.

Bionic eye gives sight to the blind

For the first time ever, real-life trials have shown that sight can be restored to the totally blind, thanks to an electronic retina.

US Secret Service funded convicted hacker

A convicted hacker was reportedly paid $75,000 a year by the US Secret Service to operate undercover and inform on bank card thieves.