Archive: 24/01/2014

Papyrus, parchment and paper trails

In a pioneering project funded by the Mellon Foundation, scholars at Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich are compiling a database of Arabic documents, many dating from the early years of Islam. The online resource affords ...

dateJan 24, 2014 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Looking inside food microstructures

Food's microstructure can explain many of its characteristics—be it cake's sponginess, bread's crispness, cracker's crunchiness or fruits' inner gas and water transport system and even colour. Understanding such microstructure ...

dateJan 24, 2014 in Other
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Seven new Web domains to be released

On the Internet, .com is about to get some more company. Seven new Web domains including .bike, .guru and .clothing are scheduled to be released Wednesday, the first of hundreds of online address extensions expected to become ...

dateJan 24, 2014 in Internet
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