Tiny Treasure:The Future of Nano-Gold/ video

by bluesbaby5050 on February 21st, 2015

Tiny Treasure: The Future of Nano-Gold /Video.
Sprinklings of Gold Dust Are Bringing
It's Magic into Medicine

Alexandra Bruce
November 21, 2015

Lumps of gold moulded into rings, coins and ingots have been highly prized for millennia.

Recently, scientists have realised that tiny pieces of this precious metal - far too small to be seen by the naked eye - could also become a valued commodity. In labs around the world, gold nanoparticles are being tested as components in technology and medicines. See how gold could be used to kill cancer cells, improve the efficiency of solar cells and catalyze chemical reactions.


Read more about the nanotechnology applications of gold: http://www.nature.com/nature/outlook/gold_2013/

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