Monthly Archives: February 2012

The Table Ate My Dinner

My thoughts after reading Gerber et al (2012) situations like that may not be science fiction for ever.  Inspired by natural living surfaces, such as bark or our own skin, the authors set out to create a functional living material that was … Continue reading

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When a tree isn’t actually a tree.

Elton John may have first introduced the idea in his hit song, Circle of Life, but a similar phrase has found its way into science. Undoubtedly Elton John considered only charismatic megafauna in his song, but if applied to the … Continue reading

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