Autumnal Alchemist

The evolution of human chemistry is first under the Alchemist’s spotlight this week, closely followed by a glowing report for mercury, the infamous liquid metal. Speaking of liquids, US researchers have developed an electrochemical process for converting carbon dioxide into fuel using an ionic liquid catalyst while the concept of a dust database might seem strange but could improve pollution studies and respiratory research. New crystallographic studies reveal that crystals need not be as solid as one might imagine.

via The Alchemist Newsletter: Oct 14, 2011.

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