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SciTech Briefs

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 utilize electron flow for user experience

Touch screens are everywhere. Find out the science behind them.

Quantum leaps

QCrypt conference held in D.C. discusses developments in the field of quantum computing.

Personalized communication boosts user's well-being

Studies show that personalized gestures online have the same impact as gestures in person.

Wearable technology takes over data, privacy, lives

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.

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