A team of Rice University researchers, with collaborators at Stanford University, set out to untangle the interactions in mixtures of proteins and gold nanorods and found that bovine serum albumin triggers multilevel chirality in the complexes. From left: front, Lauren Warning, Qingfeng Zhang and Rashad Baiyasi, and rear, Stephan Link, Seyyed Ali Hosseini Jebeli, Lauren McCarthy and Christy Landes. (Credit: Jeff Fitlow/Rice University)

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