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Stimulating Neurons with Light and Gold
Stimulating Neurons with Light and Gold
Jef Akst | Mar 12, 2015
Researchers develop a technique to trigger neural activity in culture using light to heat gold nanoparticles.
Green Gold
Green Gold
Tracy Vence | Jan 1, 2014
It’s been decades since researchers confirmed the presence of gold in plants, but biogeochemical prospecting has yet to catch on.
Microbial Metallurgy
Microbial Metallurgy
Bob Grant | Feb 5, 2013
Meet the bacterium that pulls gold ions out of solution and forms tiny nuggets of the precious metal.