The Loh down on corrosion

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Once more, a news story from the Sciencebase global offices features in Sandra Tsing Loh’s science news podcast out of Caltech. Click the little speaker icon, top left of this post to hear her voice.

“…there’s a new way to stop corrosion: Put it to SLEEP.

The secret, say Dmitry Shchukin of the Max Planck Institute in Germany and colleagues? A gel-like material embedded with nanoparticles .. tiny bits, billionths of a meter across, which house a chemical additive called benzotriazole.”