Forget tweed and tartan: how wool became the most modern of materials

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The Telegraph—Wool is the safe choice when it comes to interiors.

Forget about it: A material that mimics the brain. Even as the power of our modern computers grows exponentially, biological systems—like our brains—remain the ultimate learning machines. By finding materials that act in ways similar to the mechanisms that biology uses to retain and process information, scientists hope to find clues to help us build smarter computers.