An extract of the fruit's peel can be used to break down oil sludge, according to new Australian research.
In case you missed it, Elon Musk called BS on the field of nanotechnology last week. Having worked in nanoscale science for nearly 30 years, I must confess that my BS monitor also gets a little twitchy sometimes, writes Andrew Maynard.
Scientists are calling for a national standards body to monitor the safety of nanomaterials — the tiny materials found in everything from the icing on a cake to make-up.
These robots have a 'body', two 'feet', an 'arm', and a 'hand' — oh, and they're made entirely of DNA. But why would we need 'DNA robots'?