Engineers have created an LED display you can wear like a contact lens

Thanks to the advent of smart phone technologies, many of us already carry the internet with us everywhere we go. But now, scientists have created the world's first wirelessly powered, computerized contact lens with an integrated LED display. That's right — the same access to information afforded us by the technology… » 11/22/11 11:00am 11/22/11 11:00am

Glowing Bamboo Provides Safe Haven for Alien Landings

The best way to help alien visitors land on Earth would be to provide decent lighting around safe landing zones, figured Sevcan Yardim, a recent graduate from the Middle East Technical University in Ankara. So she got hold of some bamboo — a rarity in Turkey, but great for energy efficiency — laced them with LED light… » 2/26/08 8:20am 2/26/08 8:20am