The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv this week
The limited power and processing ability of RFID chips makes them vulnerable to attackers operating at a distance. A new protocol could tackle this problem.
Illumitex's new optical design makes LEDs brighter and more energy efficient.
23andMe's consumer-based approach to research seems to be working.
A preliminary analysis suggests that natural gas could contribute far more to global warming than previously thought.
Sequencing is being used to track how the immune system changes over time, to measure gene expression and to analyse protein translation.
Scientist find life in a lake of asphalt that is the closest thing on Earth to the hydrocarbon seas on Titan
As Washington airs plans for a new "cyber command," a top Russian official discusses the threat of cyberweapons.
Graphene may be the world's strongest material. But put it under enough strain and it simply evaporates into thin air, says a new study of the way graphene breaks.
But overall use remains low, and security is the major concern.