Archive: 07/2/2012

Naturally adhesive

Until now most adhesives have been manufactured from petroleum-based materials. However, they can also be obtained from renewable raw materials -- for example from proteins, natural rubber, starch, or cellulose. ...

Jul 02, 2012 5 / 5 (3) 1

OK, computation

"It seems like Nature has some secret that lets it make complicated stuff in an effortless way," Stephen Wolfram recently told an audience at Oxford University’s Mathematical Institute.

Jul 02, 2012 4.7 / 5 (6) 7