Bio-Enabled, Surface-Mediated Approach Produces Nanoparticle Composites

Monday, August 24th, 2009

[caption id="attachment_8655" align="alignleft" width="400" caption="Georgia Tech researcher Eugenia Kharlampieva studies the properties of composite materials containing silk and metallic nanoparticles. Image courtesy of Gary Meek, Georgia Tech"][/caption] From the wire: Using thin films of silk as templates, researchers at Georgia Tech have incorporated inorganic nanoparticles that join with the silk to ...