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Gold In Technology

Gold In Technology

Most of the gold produced around the world goes into jewelry. But did you know that it's also in almost all your electronics devices? Gold is used in small amounts in TVs, Computers and Cell Phones. It's an excellent conductor and prevents corrosion. Last year, Apple recovered an estimated $40 million in gold from recycled mobile phones and tablets. Gold has been used in medicine for thousands of years. It's found in orthodontics and injections for arthritis. And it is a common material in building spacecrafts because it's highly malleable and reflects radiation. Protecting astronauts from harm.


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