This week's briefs cover magnetic bacteria, the Gaia space telescope, photo-sensitive plastic, protection of dry forests, cleaning up oil spills and the resemblance of an extinct species to dinosaurs.
Touch screens are everywhere. Find out the science behind them.
QCrypt conference held in D.C. discusses developments in the field of quantum computing.
Studies show that personalized gestures online have the same impact as gestures in person.
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 wearable technology.