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Nonstick and Laser-safe Gold Aids Laser Trapping of Biomolecules


June 17, 2009

gold posts in a colorized micrograph Biophysicists at the Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics have made gold more precious than ever--at least as a research tool--by creating nonstick gold surfaces and laser-safe gold nanoposts to aid in trapping and fixing individual biomolecules for study. Full Story

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