New work by Compton and Nguyen summarizes currently known strategies for preparing advanced materials from dispersions of stable graphene oxide, highly reduced graphene oxide, and graphene.
Jennifer Lewis, Director of the Materials Research Lab at UIUC, discusses life, robots, basketball, and printed origami.
Scientists who are interested in the latest progress in non-spherical noble metal nanoparticles will probably appreciate the new review articles by Tapan K. Sau and Andrey L. Rogach.
Górzny et al. chose an unusual support material for their noble metal catalysts: The tubular structures that are formed by self-assembly of tobacco mosaic virus particles.