By George Dvorsky on at

Earlier today, a volcano near the city of Kagoshima in Japan erupted, spewing lava and hurtling rocks nearly two miles away. It was a spectacular display of lightning and lava. Read More >>

By Jamie Condliffe on at

Researchers form the Guoping Wang of Wuhan University in China have created a robot that changes colour with its surroundings, much like a chameleon. It uses a series of plasmonic displays to achieve the camouflaging feat. Read more >>