News - 31 Dec 2008
Using tiny gold particles and infrared light, MIT researchers have developed a drug-delivery system that allows multiple drugs to be released in a controlled fashion.
Such a system could one...
News - 16 Oct 2008
A revolutionary new gold nanorod manufacturing method has been developed at Nanopartz where their patent pending gold nanorods are proving their ability to be the future in-vivo nanoparticle for the...
News - 8 Sep 2008
Gold nanoparticles are under consideration for a number of biomedical applications, such as tumor treatment. A German-American research team at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Hunter College...
News - 24 Aug 2008
The glitter of gold may hold more than just beauty, or so says a team of MIT researchers that is working on ways to use tiny gold rods to fight cancer, deliver drugs and more.
But before gold...
News - 17 Oct 2007
Researchers have shown how tiny "nanorods" of gold can be triggered by a laser beam to blast holes in the membranes of tumor cells, setting in motion a complex biochemical mechanism that...
News - 28 Sep 2007
A growing body of research has demonstrated that gold nanorods can serve as extremely bright imaging agents.
Now, by linking gold nanorods to an antibody that binds to tumor cells, researchers at...
News - 14 Mar 2007
Rod-shaped nanocrystals normally arrange themselves parallel to each other. Researchers at Rice University in Houston, Texas now report in the journal Angewandte Chemie completely unexpected behavior...
News - 20 Nov 2013
North Carolina State University researchers have a developed a technique for efficiently producing nanoscale gold rods in large quantities while simultaneously controlling the dimensions of the...
Article - 13 May 2011
This article examines the features and applications of Gold Nanorods (AuNP-Rod: Aspect Ratio: 3-3.5) (CTAB) including the physical and chemical properties.
Article - 15 Aug 2005
Research suggests that it could be possible to produce industrial nanoparticles in genetically engineered crops, instead of in the laboratory. By looking at two recent research projects on...