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Titanium-Gold Alloy - dbrosnahan - 05-09-2017

Titanium and Gold mixed 3:1 forms an alloy that is 4 x harder than steel. This new alloy material may serve as prosthetic joints that never wear out.  I am curious if this material would be natively antimocrobial preventing biofilm formation and prosthetic infection.

http://www.engadget.com/amp/2016/07/25/extra-strong-titanium-gold-alloy/
http://news.rice.edu/2016/07/20/titanium-gold-new-gold-standard-for-artificial-joints/
http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/2/7/e1600319