News tagged with nanorods

A dash of gold improves microlasers

Gold. The word brings to mind wedding rings, buried treasure and California in the 1840's. But when gold is reduced to 1/100,000 the size of a human hair, it takes on an entirely new personality.

dateOct 06, 2017 in Optics & Photonics
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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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