Gold nanoparticles are small gold particles with a diameter of 1 to 100 nm which, once dispersed in water, are known as colloidal gold. For centuries, colloidal gold has been used in art and photography, but now modern science is discovering endlessly beneficial applications in the world of medicine. From pregnancy tests to tumor treatments, gold nanoparticles are an important medical tool with growing applications for the future. Learn more from The World Gold Council.
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