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Textile tours 2017Read MoreAugust 27, 2016
Wool Week 2016Read MoreAugust 27, 2016
It's Wool Week month! The annual celebration of all things woolly and this year it will be bigger than ever.
Accounting for work in an Andean villageRead MoreAugust 27, 2016
You may know about the way the Incas counted, using string and knots to keep records. But here is a fascinating paper about the use of colour and stripes to do the same thing.
A carpet of flowersRead MoreAugust 27, 2016
A superlens from silkRead MoreAugust 27, 2016
Scientists have come up with a novel way to make a normal microscope lens into a superlens, capable of viewing extremely small things.
A new photoshootRead MoreAugust 20, 2016
The power of songRead MoreAugust 20, 2016
In another interesting snippet of news about music, it has been discovered that zebra finches can fine-tune their babies' development by singing to them!
Understanding the creative brainRead MoreAugust 20, 2016
Did you know that Sting has had his brain scanned to help scientists better understand the creative brain and how it works?
Another tourRead MoreAugust 20, 2016
This week is the second of the August textile tours, and what an engaging group we have again.