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November 18, 2019

Tiny pores in nanoporous gold

Nanoporous gold contains tiny pores that can filter DNA from other biomolecules and can be used to make DNA detection devices for use in diagnostics.

Learn more about this research in the NSF News From the Field story Nanoporous gold sponge makes DNA detector. (Date image taken: 2015; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Nov. 18, 2019)

Credit: Erkin ┼×eker, UC Davis

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