Frothy fakers

This week in the Alchemist, I report on how platinum metal is getting all in a frothy, man… Discover that the Europeans are faking it down on the farm, and find out how regulating a man’s estrogen levels might be used to reverse prostate disease and cancer.

Also in this week’s round-up we discover how to split a beam of light for the first time albeit ever so slightly using extract of lemon juice and find that squeezing metals into your balls (buckyballs, that is) could lead to improved solar panels and new, improved MRI medical scanning.

Read all about the latest chemistry news in my Alchemist column on ChemWeb