Did you know that you actually have golden hair?
Don’t believe me?
Well, I’m not talking about your hair color. I’m talking about real gold. Like as in the type of gold that is worth 1300$ per ounce.
Along with 13 other elements, trace amounts of gold can be found in each strand of human hair. In fact, with “the different amino acids present in human hair, researchers were able to reduce a solution of chloroauric acid to gold. The gold nanoparticles form mostly in the keratin-rich area of the hair shaft, and are arranged in a pattern of whirls like a fingerprint” (ScienceNode).
Now you know…