Russian Scientists Created New Bendable Transparent Silver Nanowire

Russian scientists have created very unique nanowires in collaboration with Chinese and German scientists. The new silver nanowires were obtained using new methods for synthesizing nanostructures (materials or structures that have at least one dimension between 1 and 100 nm). The various sub-fields of nanotechnology focus on the creation, characterization, and application of nanostructures.

Should You Invest in Silver? Is Now a Good Time to Buy?

Precious metals have always been a popular investment among those looking for a hedge against inflation or for a way to decrease the volatility of their portfolios. Although silver is not commonly seen as a high yield investment, it can actually be quite profitable. If you bought silver in July of 2009, when it was worth around $13 an ounce, and sold it in April of 2011, when it was worth $47 an ounce, you would have pocketed a 260% return on your investment over 21 months.

Gold Rising as Equities and Real Estate Fall; Which Will Prevail?