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New acoustic fibers can 'sing' and hear sounds

Researchers have created new plastic fibers that can detect and produce sound. When stretched, these strands could be used to make clothes that act as a microphone or generate electricity. Full story

Mysterious moonlight caused by dust fountains

When Apollo astronauts first rounded the far side of the moon, they were stunned to find a very bright crescent of light glowing on the horizon at sunset. And, just before sunrise, faint columns of light appeared shortly after the glow. Full story

Bomb’s shock waves may electrify the brain

The blast waves from explosions could jolt the skull into generating electricity, potentially damaging the brain, scientists now suggest. Full story

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