A glimpse into TMS Meeting 2020 TMS meetings are the annual gatherings of the Minerals, Metals and Materials Society. The… Read more
Murals are gigantic street wall paintings, modern versions of Roman or Renaissance Italian frescos. In her 80’s documentary “Mur Murs”,… Read more San Diego’s Chicano murals
The superhydrophobicity (dewetting of water) of the lotus leaf is famous. Many other flowers and leaves display such property, particularly… Read more Bouquet of hydrophobic flowers
In a recent article published in BioRxiv, the open access preprint repository for paper in biology, researchers from CNRS, France… Read more How the colour in snail shell pattern may influence snail’s personality.
It is not a new thing to use art to raise awareness of global issue to a large public. Nowadays,… Read more Ocean optimism: biodiversity, science and photography
Assembling bricks into 3D complex structures is a intuitive, ancestral, and an omnipresent strategy. We find it in constructions centuries… Read more Brick arrangements – Athens, Greece
I press my staff card against the black card reader. “Welcome” shines in green. I take the handle and enter… Read more Tales of the lab 40: sintering
« Singapore and Switzerland are two countries far apart, but with a lot of similarities”, introduced Fabrice Filliez, the Ambassador of Switzerland… Read more S… like Switzerland and Singapore
Nanjo Fumio, Director of the Mori Art museum of Tokyo, explains: “Fresh developments in science and technology have meant that we… Read more Tokyo exhibit: Future and the Arts
That’s it. We are in 2020. A nice even number. Or shall we say: “We are in 2020, already!” On… Read more What is the speed of time?
700 dpi screens, CCD cameras, multiconvolution algorithms now generate super high resolution images. This is very useful for facial recognition,… Read more High resolution imagery?
There are many shared advances, applications and meaning between art, science, and technology. A very nice and interesting example was… Read more Windows : art & tech
Hokusai is famous for his prints: his wave has travelled the centuries to become a popular icon, as well as… Read more Japanese prints: “Ukiyo-e”
As winter settles, roasted chestnut’s vendors have appeared in the streets. We know: preparing chestnuts can be burdensome because of… Read more Softening and deforming: your roasted chestnuts.
Just recently a scientific publication came out where artificial intelligence (AI) was used to prove that the famous French Molière’s… Read more Still so much to learn about language, culture and history.
How often of you make plans, how long in advance do you plan, and did you know where you would… Read more Tales of the lab 38 : planning
As we read and write about the upcoming revolution of the Industry 4.0 and the Internet of things, it is… Read more Science and art : (bio) inspiration for reflection
You are a PhD student (or any other student), it is Friday evening and you are feeling stressed? No need… Read more Tales of the lab 37: Friday evening
Did you know that the 7th November is the birthday of Marie Curie, our first and only woman to get… Read more Celebrating Marie Curie’s birthday: “WO+MEN fEST”