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Presto chango: tiny particles get a chemical makeover but keep their shape

Shape-preserving conversion in nanocomposites. SEM backscatter images of the same architecture.

Scientists can transform a microscopic particle (above) from barium-based to cadmium-based without sacrificing its complex form. Credit: H.C. Hendrikse et al./Adv. Mater.

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Nature 588, 199 (2020)




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