With another year of Tech Briefs almost in the books, it's time to look at our most-read news articles of 2017.
Top stories included a look back at the life of Robert Goddard, and a look forward to new possibilities for electric cars, cancer treatments, and renewable energy.
See this year's standouts below.
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A "HI-Light" chemical reactor took top honors in the 2017 "Create the Future" Design Contest.
In 1926, Dr. Robert Goddard set off the first liquid-fueled rocket. We review the not-so-typical day on the farm.
Since its discovery in 2004, scientists have believed that graphene contained an innate ability to superconduct. A University of Cambridge team set out to prove it.
A new 3D material from MIT has five percent the density of steel and ten times the strength.
An optical probe that detects cancerous brain cells in real time is impressive enough. Montreal scientists say they've developed one that is "infallible."
Losing only one percent of its capacity per 1000 cycles, a non-toxic, non-corrosive battery offers a promising solution for renewable energy.
A new battery system may someday allow drivers to recharge their cars as quickly and easily as filling up a gas tank.
University of Michigan researchers have developed a semiconductor alloy that captures the near-infrared light located on the leading edge of the visible light spectrum.
"This is the Holy Grail of high-pressure physics," said Harvard University's Isaac Silvera.
A new proof-of-concept design retires one of the most familiar parts of a traditional camera.
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