Making gold green: New non-toxic method for mining... →
science: The traditional method of extracting gold from other materials, first discovered more than two hundred years ago, involves cyanide. Cyanide is very toxic. But now, scientists have stumbled upon a method of extracting gold by using alpha-cyclodextrin, a carbohydrate that can be derived from corn starch. The gold forms tiny nanowires. From a press release: The supramolecular nanowires,...
We’re developing a new citizenry. One that will be very selective about cereals...– Rod Serling (via surrealust)