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Gold nanoparticles enrich every day products

(PhysOrg.com) -- Durable paint, water purification, faster computers, tougher shoe soles, and lighter and cheaper televisions are all possibilities now that a Queensland University of Technology (QUT) scientist has discovered ...

May 05, 2010
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Chemists turn gold to purple -- on purpose

Professor Richard Watt and his chemistry students suspected that a common protein could potentially react with sunlight and harvest its energy – similar to what chlorophyll does during photosynthesis.

Jan 26, 2011
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Gene Testing In the Doctors Office

(PhysOrg.com) -- A portable instrument manufactured by Nanosphere Inc. and recently approved by the FDA, can detect genetic variations in blood that alter the effectiveness of some drugs.

Dec 02, 2009 weblog
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A layered nanostructure held together by DNA

(Phys.org) —Dreaming up nanostructures that have desirable optical, electronic, or magnetic properties is one thing. Figuring out how to make them is another. A new strategy uses the binding properties ...

Mar 20, 2014
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