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Chemicals induce dipoles to damp plasmons

Rice University-led study finds molecules alter gold nanoparticles' electronic propertiesCredit: Alese Pickering/Rice University HOUSTON - (March 22, 2019) - The light scattered by plasmonic nanoparticles is useful, but some of it gets…

Salamanders chew with their palate

Zoology research team from the universities of Jena and Massachusetts discovers potentially primeval chewing behavior in salamandridsCredit: (Image: Jan-Peter Kasper/FSU) (Jena, Germany) The Italian Crested Newt - Triturus carnifex - eats…