Nanowires of exciting materials can be made via ‘electroless deposition’ – a technique that requires no complex templates or external energy input.
Scientists access new types of nanocrystals by leveraging simple acid-base concepts. The take-home message: always remember the basics!
When we hurt our elbow, we seek the help of an X-ray scan to check whether there is any bone fracture. But what if we want to visualize the inside of materials? Today’s post is a guest post contributed from ComSciCon participant – Chiung-Wei Huang.
Can we clean oil spills with a block of wood? Researchers have made an oil sponge out of wood for just this purpose.