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I’m a freelance journalist based in San Francisco. Before going freelance, I was MIT Technology Review’s material science editor; and I graduated from MIT’s Science Writing program in 2004.
Soft contact lenses could display information to the wearer and provide continuous medical monitoring.
Optical trickery lets a modified LCD produce hologram-like still images and videos.
Specially tailored viruses could eradicate chronic bacterial infections.
The sight-restoring implant made by Second Sight is the most advanced prosthetic to date.
A new material, patterned at the nanoscale, absorbs a broad spectrum of light and could make thin-film solar cells more efficient.
A new material could cheaply convert sunlight into hydrogen.
Transparent, shape-changing plastics could make touch screens and keyboards that stimulate users’ sense of touch.
Genetic logic gates will enable biologists to program cells for chemical production and disease detection.
An integrated circuit that adjusts to damage shows a way to make ordinary chips more efficient and reliable.