Archive for February 19th, 2009

Gold Considered for HIV Treatment

A team of researchers have been studying the possibility of using nanoparticles of gold as part of treatment for HIV. According to Christian Melander, a chemistry professor at North Carolina State University and a member of the study team, they are excited about the possibility.”We had some very sound scientific reasoning that we thought this would work and we would get a better result,” said Melander.Particles of gold measuring one billionth of a meter are incorporated on an experimental HIV dr…