Senior Navy technologists have claimed that working laser cannons will be in service very soon.
Dr Gregg Homer claims that his laser based Lumineyes technology can turn brown eyes blue permanently.
Scientists may soon be able to make it rain by firing laser beams in to the air to create water droplets.
A new method of creating laser light from a single cell may help improve light-based therapies.
A prehistoric painting in West Texas is getting the laser treatment for study and preservation purposes.
Academics have managed to reconstruct the face of a viking woman by laser scanning her skull in 3d.
Archaeologists are scanning Stonehenge with lasers hoping to find clues to how it was constructed.
Scientists have developed a device that can absorb the light from a laser rather than emitting it.
A new device that can fire a harmless laser-like beam could be rolled out in prisons to break up fights.
British engineers are developing laser cannons to defend against pirates trying to board ships.
A new camera has been developed that is able to take pictures around corners by using lasers.
Like something out of Star Trek scientists have succeeded in developing a functional tractor beam using lasers.
The US Navy has successfully tested a laser weapon that is capable of shooting down aircraft.
British scientists have developed a technology based on lasers that can detect hidden explosives.
An experiment using lasers to try and communicate with aliens may account for UFO sightings last month.
Lasers have been used to peer through the rain forests and reveal an ancient Maya metropolis in western Belize.
When it was invented 50 years ago the laser was a "solution looking for a problem", nowadays it can be found everywhere.
A new tractor beam technology based on laser thruster engines could be used to clear space debris from orbit.
Later this year the world's most powerful laser will attempt to achieve a self sustaning nuclear fusion reaction.
In an ambitious new project that could take over 20 years to complete Japan are aiming to collect solar power in orbit a...