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Stuff: There’s gold, pure gold, in this wool

Peter Griffin posted in 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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