Metalenz’s PolarEyes camera technology provides polarization data for smartphones

Imagine a camera which is mounted on your car, being able to identify black ice on the road by warning you before passing through it. Or a cell phone camera…

Are you sure you know what a photo is?

Like a child, I sat on the balcony of our apartment in Dhaka overlooking the lake and flipped through our two family photo albums. After the war for the liberation…

The 22-year-old is building chips in his parents’ garage

Zeloof spun hand-cut half-inch polysilicon squares, each to become a separate chip, on a small home turntable at 4,000 rpm to cover them with the photosensitive material needed to transfer…

Homebuying hurdles in the post-Brexit age

Italian-born translator Elisa Martellini moved back to her native Tuscany this month after living in the UK since 2017. She had been planning to stay on in Cambridge until she…

Clean energy jobs need to be boosted by Biden’s offshore wind plan

The United States power grid is finally getting some big improvements. Last week, the Biden administration announced a plan that, among other efforts, would aim to introduce more clean energy…

This recyclable boat is made of wool

Ask someone about fact of New Zealand and they are likely to say, ‘There are more sheep than people.’ True, with 30 million sheep to 4.4 million people, so it…

6 best USB hubs and docks (2022): USB-C, USB-A, portable

Your laptop never there are enough ports – especially if it’s the Macbook Air on which this guide is written. This forces you to carry a set of keys so…

Laboratory-grown hair cells can be used to treat baldness

A key breakthrough came in the early 2000s, when Japanese researchers found a simple formula for transforming any type of tissue into powerful stem cells similar to those in the…

How Apple’s iCloud Private Relay can protect you

If you pay for iCloud storage, then you automatically have access to the additional benefits that Apple combines under the name iCloud + – and one of those benefits is…

The best linen, cups, pads and products for the period (2022)

One afternoon when I was in fourth grade, the girls were taken to watch a menstrual video, pads and tampons. It was there that my public education about menstruation began…