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April 30th, 2004

Nano Weapons Join the Fight Against Cancer

Imagine being treated for cancer with a couple of visits to your doctor. He simply gives you an injection and then a couple of weeks later runs infrared light over your body to activate cancer-killing agents and excise the tumor. Sound like a Ray Bradbury novel? Don’t tell Naomi Halas that. She is the Stanley C. Moore professor of electrical and computer engineering and professor of chemistry at Rice University, and she has more than imagined it - she’s been developing the process since 1997, when she invented miniscule particles with huge therapeutic potential. (Read our article here)

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