"My approach tends to be from experiments. I need the challenge. If I know how to do something well, there's no need to do it all the time because it becomes a little monotonous. So I like to find a challenge."
"Hyperaccumulation is this notion that the plants can suck up so much metal- and we’re talking about heavy metals, not everything- that the plant itself was twenty to forty percent heavy metal when you ashed it, so you could sell it as an ore and pay for this process."
- Mel Chin