Electroplating stout metals with aluminum was described at the Chicago Institute of the American Chemical Society last week. If the process should become practicable commercially, housewifery and industry will benefit by inestimable billions.
Chemists located the treasure long ago, and the knowledge that many valuable elements, including gold, are found in sea water has nourished a long dream of riches. But try as they would, no seawater miners could recover precious metals in practical quantities
Jeffrey Bada was comparing notes with his colleague Antonio Lazcano a couple of years ago, when something brought him up short. The two chemists, one from the U.S