Teachers Learn Science at Tech Firms
Glass Adds Voice Access to Contacts
Rufus Cuff a Crowd-Funded Success
Tick Bite May Trigger Meat Allergy
Gorillas Communicate with Scent
A small but growing number of science and math teachers aren't spending the summer at the beach or catching up on books, they're toiling at companies, practicing the principles they teach.
The latest update to Google Glass will let users access their top 20 phone contacts with voice commands alone. A user can then choose a phone call, Google hangouts, e-mail or text messaging.
Gabe Grifoni, tired of staring at his phone screen, designed the Rufus Cuff, a giant wrist-worn screen that he hopes will replace the smartphone. To fund his ambitious project, he turned to crowdfunding.
A bug can turn you into a vegetarian, or at least make you swear off red meat. Doctors across the nation are seeing a surge of sudden meat allergies in people bitten by a certain kind of tick.
Researchers followed a group of gorillas for a year and learned that their scent is used to communicate feelings, to tell other gorillas to stay away, and to tell those in a group where they've been.