April/May 2006

Scientific Computing World cover

MAPPING

Cartography and coasts

Ray Girvan looks at the latest applications for mapping technology

GENE SYNTHESIS

In silico optimisation of gene expression

Markus Fischer, of German biotech company Entelechon, overcomes the complications associated with gene synthesis

GRAPHICS VIEWER

Free to view

OriginLab has created a standard for rich transmission of technical graphics, argues Felix Grant

MODELS

Why is Lego the best toy in the world?

Felix Grant takes a look at the foundations of mathematical modelling

PROFILE

Problem-solving pushes boundaries

Rob Meyer, CEO, Numerical Algorithms Group