Peter Griffin posted in gold • James Johnston • Kerstin Lucas • merino wool • nanotechnology • textiles on January 19th, 2011.
Kiran Chug writes about the work of Victoria University chemists who have developed a means of bonding gold nanoparticles to merino wool. The size and shape of the nanoparticles determines the wool’s colour, and the textile will be marketed as a luxury brand. An excerpt: (read in full here) “Only tiny nanoparticles of gold are […]
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