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Is it safe to put metallic objects into a microwave oven?

Bloger-StemcoOct 28, 20213 min read
Is it safe to put metallic objects into a microwave oven?

Many of us have probably been advised since young to not place metals, in any shape or form, into a microwave oven, unless we wish to warm up the house, in addition to heating up our food. But if we…

Material Spotlight: Nanozymes

Bloger-StemcoOct 20, 20214 min read
Material Spotlight: Nanozymes

Nanozymes are man-made nanomaterials that can catalyse biological reactions and display similarities to biological enzymes. There are generally three types of nanozymes: metal-based nanozymes (e.g. Au, Pt, Co), metal oxides or metal sulfide nanozymes, and carbon-based nanozymes (e.g. fullerenes, graphene,…

Material Spotlight: Immobilized Enzymes

Bloger-StemcoOct 15, 20212 min read
Material Spotlight: Immobilized Enzymes

The use of natural enzymes to catalyse chemical reactions in industry is one method to achieve a greener reaction process, since enzymes are targeted and can shorten pathways for chemical synthesis, allowing for reduced use of toxic reagents and the…

Material Spotlight: Nanoporous Metals

Bloger-StemcoOct 13, 20212 min read
Material Spotlight: Nanoporous Metals

Nanoporous metals are metals which contain pores or cavities in the nanometer scale. Their range of interesting properties and potential wide range of applications has led to much research interest in them. Nanoporous metals are usually synthesised from a starting…

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