We all recognise the outstanding beauty and value of gold. Yet it is easy to overlook the important role for gold arising from its unique technical properties. Gold, like other important industrial metals, has many unique physical and chemical attributes that mean it is the best, indeed the only, material for certain industrial applications. The exciting podcast helps to explain how the technical properties of gold are being exploited for new, leading-edge technologies like industrial catalysts, optical materials, nanotechnology and biomedical applications, including possible new anti-cancer drugs.
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