Yu-Ru Lin from University of Pittsburgh presented a Human-Computer Interaction seminar lecture last Wednesday, titled “The Diffusion of Fear, Comfort, and Solidarity during the Boston bombing.”
On April Fool’s Day, the Association of Computational Heresy (ACH) held its eighth annual SIGBOVIK conference, a tongue-in-cheek, computer-science-themed conference, in a packed Rashid Auditorium.
Student Pugwash is a non-advocacy, educational organization that discusses the implications of science. This article is a summary of last week’s discussion on genetically modified organisms (GMOs).
This week's How Things Work is about lasers.
This week's SciTech briefs covers gene editing, resetting immune systems, transgenic trees, the age of the moon, an ebola outbreak, and controlling muscles with light.