Gold is the new green

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By Will Ferguson Office of Communications and External Relations

Gold is worth more than money.

Soon it could help to make the pharmaceutical industry greener thanks to the work of Amanda Jones, an assistant professor of chemistry at Wake Forest University.

Jones received a $390,000 NSF Career Award to improve the efficiency of powerful and environmentally friendly gold catalysts for use in the pharmaceutical industry.

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Wake Forest University researcher spinning gold into pharma technology
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