News tagged with gold

Observing nano-bio interactions in real time

Researchers at the National University of Singapore (NUS) have developed a technique to observe, in real time, how individual blood components interact and modify advanced nanoparticle therapeutics. The method, developed ...

dateSep 15, 2015 in Bio & Medicine
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Holes in gold enhance molecular sensing

Non-metallic mesoporous structures have already demonstrated potential for applications in gas storage, separation, catalysis, ion-exchange, sensing, polymerization and drug delivery. Metal mesoporous films could have fascinating ...

dateMay 19, 2015 in Nanomaterials
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An improved method for coating gold nanorods

Researchers have fine-tuned a technique for coating gold nanorods with silica shells, allowing engineers to create large quantities of the nanorods and giving them more control over the thickness of the shell. Gold nanorods ...

dateMar 18, 2015 in Nanomaterials
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