News tagged with gold

How gold binds to silicone rubber

Flexible electronic parts could significantly improve medical implants. However, electroconductive gold atoms do not easily bind to silicones. Researchers from the University of Basel have now modified short-chain silicones ...

dateJun 14, 2017 in Nanomaterials
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Chemists perform 'surgery' on nanoparticles

A team of chemists led by Carnegie Mellon University's Rongchao Jin has for the first time conducted site-specific surgery on a nanoparticle. The procedure, which allows for the precise tailoring of nanoparticles, stands ...

dateJun 12, 2017 in Bio & Medicine
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Tracking the protein patrollers

A nanoprobe developed by biophysicists at NC State could allow researchers to trace the movements of different proteins along DNA – without the drawbacks of current methods.

dateMay 12, 2017 in Biochemistry
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