Laser light can be used to blast grime off stone surfaces without affecting the stone substrate underneath. Although laser cleaning can be used in conjunction with other methods to remove different types of contaminants, here we highlight an article that uses only laser cleaning to remove biofilm from a marble statue. Continue reading Green slime invasion deterred by laser guns! How finely-tuned light can be used to clean marble
Pressure-sensitive tape can be a friend when adhering pieces of a ripped document together. However, it can also be a foe when it must be removed from paper artworks. This article describes a novel material for efficient removal of adhesive tapes in the context of a paper restoration. Continue reading Would you dare to remove tape from a Michelangelo drawing?