The crystal structure of a superhard tungsten boride has puzzled scientists for over 60 years.
In 2006, a UK citizen was poisoned with Polonium-210, and in 2018, several UK citizens were poisoned with the nerve agent Novichok.
The levitating droplets technique could help advance the fields of planetary science and medicinal chemistry, amongst others.
Henry Cavendish was the first to isolate and identify one of the most important elements in modern chemistry.
The new method, which uses electrocatalysts, could allow a more sustainable and efficient mass production of the widely used compound.