Monthly Archives: August 2015

Health Finds Silver Lining in Drinkable Book

The Drinkable Book™ – photo courtesy Brian Gartside

The Drinkable Book™ – photo courtesy Brian Gartside

There are various uses of silver besides investment. Silver-containing treatments such as silver nanoparticles are an effective tool for killing disease-causing bacteria. Recently, scientists from Carnegie Mellon University in the US have come up with a “Drinkable Book” that contain nanoparticles of silver or copper, which could make contaminated water pure by 99.9%. Continue reading

Perth Mint Gold and Silver Sales Rocket in July

2015 Australian Funnel-Web Spider 1oz Silver Bullion Coin Credit: Perth Mint

2015 Australian Funnel-Web Spider 1oz Silver Bullion Coin
Credit: Perth Mint

As the prices of silver tumbled last month, the Perth Mint saw the Australian sales of bullion gold escalate to a nine-month high while the silver jumped to an eighth-month high in July. Mint bullion sales also shot passed their year-ago levels. Continue reading