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Ancient Gecko Species Sheds More Light into Australian Desert Origins

Ancient Gecko Species Sheds More Light into Australian Desert Origins

Ancient species of gecko sought refuge in the ranges of central Australia about 10 million years ago, a time when deserts were...

Nov 15 2016, 4:53am CST

Walmart, Target and Best Buy Black Friday Ads Light Up Black Friday 2016

Walmart, Target and Best Buy Black Friday Ads Light Up Black Friday 2016

The big three Black Friday 2016 ads are released. Black Friday shoppers are presented with over 100 pages filled with Black Fri...

Nov 10 2016, 5:45am CST

Elgato Eve Light Switch for Apple HomeKit

Elgato Eve Light Switch for Apple HomeKit

Elgato Eve Light Switch enables you to use Siri to control your lights....

Oct 26 2016, 8:44am CDT

UV Light can Improve Smartphone Cameras

UV Light can Improve Smartphone Cameras

Treating photodetectors -- used in systems and devices from smartphones to space stations -- with ultraviolet light can improv...

Oct 22 2016, 4:52am CDT

TORQ Unveils Swift Response Light Tactical EV for US Security Agencies

TORQ Unveils Swift Response Light Tactical EV for US Security Agencies

The Light Tactical Electric Vehicle (LTEV) will serve as a means to overcome challenges faced by US Homeland security...

Oct 14 2016, 3:25am CDT

‘Bear Dogs’ Fossil Shed New Light on the Evolution of Dogs

‘Bear Dogs’ Fossil Shed New Light on the Evolution of Dogs

The fossil remains found in the drawer of a museum were identified as some of the earliest members of beardog family...

Oct 12 2016, 12:03am CDT

Light Beam Reflects From One World Trade Center Before 9/11 Anniversary

Light Beam Reflects From One World Trade Center Before 9/11 Anniversary

A beam of light can be seen as it is reflected from the One World Trade Center just days before the 9/11 anniversary....

Sep 10 2016, 11:43am CDT

Courtesy CureUV.com

Leveraging UV Light for a Healthier & Odor-Free Home

The dreadful multistate E. coli outbreak at Chipotle, which hospitalized 21, is among a number of high profile situations und...

Sep 1 2016, 2:29am CDT

This Tiny Caterpillar Robot is Powered and Controlled with Light

This Tiny Caterpillar Robot is Powered and Controlled with Light

A caterpillar robot that got constructed recently received its energy from and is actuated by light. This little contraption is...

Aug 19 2016, 11:22am CDT

Audi Becomes First to Offer Traffic Light Information This Fall

Audi Becomes First to Offer Traffic Light Information This Fall

New Traffic light information system communicates with municipal traffic signals to inform the driver when traffic lights turn...

Aug 17 2016, 2:54am CDT

Scientists Discover a Previously Unknown Form of Light

Scientists Discover a Previously Unknown Form of Light

New form of light involves the properties of both light and electron and could revolutionize computing and quantum physics...

Aug 6 2016, 1:12am CDT

Mysterious Light Seen Streaking Across California Sky is Re-entry of Chinese Rocket

Mysterious Light Seen Streaking Across California Sky is Re-entry of Chinese Rocket

An enigmatic light ray was seen in the sky above the State of California. Scientists have already deciphered where this strange...

Jul 28 2016, 7:36am CDT

Discovery Sheds New Light on 'missing' Mass of Milky Way

Discovery Sheds New Light on 'missing' Mass of Milky Way

 In a first, a team of astronomers has found that the Milky Way's halo is spinning in the same direction and at comparabl...

Jul 26 2016, 4:18am CDT

Dinosaur Species May Shed new Light on Megaraptorids

Dinosaur Species May Shed new Light on Megaraptorids

A new megaraptorid dinosaur species discovered in Argentina's Patagonia Desert may help scientists find out the evolutionary o...

Jul 24 2016, 7:45am CDT

Human Eye Can Detect a Single Photon, The Smallest Unit of Light, Study Finds

Human Eye Can Detect a Single Photon, The Smallest Unit of Light, Study Finds

New study has found that the human eye can detect even the presence of a single photon. Previous research reported that humans...

Jul 21 2016, 11:04am CDT

Constantly Using Electronics is Aging Us

Constantly Using Electronics is Aging Us

It seems that in today's world, we are surrounding by lights. From the artificial glow of our room lights to the light emitted...

Jul 18 2016, 7:51am CDT

Living Stingray Cyborg Robot Guided by Light

Living Stingray Cyborg Robot Guided by Light

Researchers developed a robot stingray that also consists of living cells. Watch video....

Jul 8 2016, 3:42am CDT

Light Pollution Causes Spring Season to Come Early

Light Pollution Causes Spring Season to Come Early

Scientists say that light pollution in Britain is causing among other things an early spring season that arrives a week before...

Jun 30 2016, 5:59am CDT

NTT Uses Laser Light Reflection for Super-Fast Encryption

NTT Uses Laser Light Reflection for Super-Fast Encryption

Researchers at Japanese Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (NTT) found a new way to make encryption faster....

Jun 28 2016, 5:04am CDT

Single Switch Paves Way for Light Operated Computer

Single Switch Paves Way for Light Operated Computer

The computer industry has been working forever to try to boost the power of components while making them lighter and easier to...

Jun 20 2016, 6:45pm CDT

StarLight Tracks People's Movements With Light Sensors

StarLight Tracks People's Movements With Light Sensors

Using the power of the light around us, researchers have significantly improved an innovative light-sensing system that tracks...

Jun 16 2016, 3:36am CDT

Blue Light Can Make Your Brain React Faster

Blue Light Can Make Your Brain React Faster

Exposure to blue light for a short period can help you make difficult decisions faster up to 40 minutes after the exposure had...

Jun 12 2016, 6:05am CDT

80 Percent of Americans Can Not See Milky Way due to Light Pollution

Light Pollution Now Hides Milky Way From 80 Percent of Americans

It appears to be the case that 80 percent of Americans are unable to see the Milky Way due to the effects of light pollution....

Jun 11 2016, 3:42am CDT

One third of humanity cannot see Milky Way due to light pollution: Study

One third of humanity cannot see Milky Way due to light pollution: Study

Washington, June 11 (IANS) The Milky Way is invisible to more than one third of humanity, including 60 per cent of Europeans an...

Jun 11 2016, 12:58am CDT

Green Light Promotes Sleep While Blue Light Delays It

Green Light Promotes Sleep While Blue Light Delays It

It has been found that green and blue light have individual effects on sleep and wakefulness cycles....

Jun 10 2016, 8:35am CDT

1200 Light Years Away Earth-Like Planet Kepler 62-F may Support Human Life

1200 Light Years Away Earth-Like Planet Kepler 62-F may Support Human Life

A planet which is 1200 light years away and named Kepler 62-f may be able to support life forms....

May 30 2016, 8:11am CDT

A New Gatekeeper for Light Discovered

A New Gatekeeper for Light Discovered

Imagine a device that is selectively transparent to various wavelengths of light at one moment and opaque to them the next, fol...

May 30 2016, 12:27am CDT

Study sheds new light on how sea urchins age

Study sheds new light on how sea urchins age

New York, May 26 (IANS) Researchers have shed new light on the ageing process in sea urchins -- remarkable organisms with the a...

May 26 2016, 3:34am CDT

Intense Light can Heal Defects in Solar Cells and Improve their Effeciency

Intense Light can Heal Defects in Solar Cells and Improve their Effeciency

MIT researchers have found that using intense light can repair damaged perovskites films in solar cells and make them more ener...

May 24 2016, 9:52pm CDT

Mom's Voice Light Up Children's Brains

Mom's Voice Light Up Children's Brains

The latest evidence suggests that a mother’s voice triggers areas in a child’s brain to get activated....

May 17 2016, 7:45am CDT

Scientists Find New Light Form - And It Changes Everything

Scientists Find New Light Form - And It Changes Everything

Light is a pretty basic thing, right? We've all learned about it in our physics classes and it's pretty much essential for all...

May 16 2016, 9:00am CDT

Small Blue Little Lion Galaxy Shed Light on Big Bang and Birth of the Earth

Faint Blue Little Lion Galaxy Could Shed Light on Big Bang

A tiny blue galaxy has been discovered which contains few heavy metals (as measured by spectroscopy). It lends us clues about t...

May 13 2016, 8:53am CDT

Bud Light Enters eSports

Bud Light Enters eSports

Bud Light announced today to expand its sponsorships from traditional sports to the digital realm of esports. The Bud Light All...

Apr 25 2016, 8:26am CDT

Laser Light Reveals the Properties of Materials Used in Batteries and Electronics

Laser Light Reveals the Properties of Materials Used in Batteries and Electronics

Scientists are currently looking into the depths of materials with a little help of super-quick science....

Apr 23 2016, 6:37am CDT

Clothes that Clean Themselves with Light

Clothes that Clean Themselves with Light

Researchers develop textiles with nanostructures that degrade organic matter with light....

Mar 23 2016, 5:25am CDT

LG Builds World's First 5th Generation OLED Light Panel Plant

LG Builds World's First 5th Generation OLED Light Panel Plant

The South Korean consumer electronics giant announced today big plans for OLED....

Mar 17 2016, 8:50am CDT

NASA will Light a Large Fire on a Spacecraft

NASA will Light a Large Fire on a Spacecraft

NASA has full plans to light a giant bonfire on a spacecraft....

Mar 16 2016, 6:01am CDT

Artificial Light-Up Skin For Robots is Super Stretchy

Artificial Light-Up Skin For Robots is Super Stretchy

Researchers at the Cornell University developed a stretchy artificial skin for robot that can light up....

Mar 4 2016, 1:16am CST

Scientists Create Solar Cells as Light as Soap Bubbles

Scientists Create Solar Cells as Light as Soap Bubbles

MIT researchers has achieved the thinnist and lightest complete solar cells ever made...

Feb 28 2016, 11:41am CST

Nano-scale devices

Scientists Develop Stretchable Nano-Devices to Manipulate Light and Make Smart Contact Lenses

A collaborative effort between researchers from the RMIT University and the University of Adelaide has resulted in the creation...

Feb 19 2016, 5:31am CST