Scientists create the world's thinnest gold

Scientists at the University of Leeds have created a new form of gold which is just two atoms thickā€”the thinnest unsupported gold ever created.

Researchers embrace imperfection to improve biomolecule transport

While watching the production of porous membranes used for DNA sorting and sequencing, University of Illinois researchers wondered how tiny steplike defects formed during fabrication could be used to improve molecule transport. ...