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Vikings and IslamRead MoreOctober 14, 2017
A recent discovery has been made which sheds much more light on a fascinating topic - the extensive trade between the Vikings and the Islamic world.
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.
Silk for diabetes testingRead MoreJanuary 9, 2015
In India, a new use for silk, where the material is plentiful and cheap, has been found. It is being used to make test strips for diabetes.
Florence at ChristmasRead MoreDecember 24, 2014
The fuzzy silk of a spiderRead MoreNovember 16, 2013
Science has discovered that the silk of the brown recluse spider is truly amazing.
Drawing with SilkRead MoreNovember 1, 2013
OK. So it is not real silk but this application lets you draw and create your very own soundworld. Fun!