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Improving (China’s) public’s science literacy ‘a huge challenge’

The popularization of science in China has seen positive developments in the last year, but more policies, money and media support are necessary to improve scientific literacy

Interactive paperboard device brings magic to the table

Have you ever imaged drawing on a paperboard, where you can also play piano and games? Now the scenario has become a reality, as a team at Chengdu University of Information Technology invented an interactive device for light and shadows.

A real bio virus is being used to speed up computers

The bio virus in question is a bacteriophage, the inspirationally named M13 bacteriophage. Bacteriophages eat bacteria, and this one uses a filament system of “tiny wires” which is adaptable to a range of uses as a template for computer memory.