Purifying Nanorods: Big Success With Tiny Cleanup, Rice University  
9/25/2008 8:11:00 AM

ScienceDaily (Sep. 25, 2008) — Chemists at Rice University have discovered a novel method to produce ultra-pure gold nanorods -- tiny, wand-like nanoparticles that are being studied in dozens of labs worldwide for applications as broad as diagnosing disease and improving electronic viewscreens.