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October 20th, 2004

Stepping into the light

Abstract:
In Professor Warren Chan's laboratory, nanosized quantum dots light up like multicoloured fireflies when exposed to ultraviolet light. But it’s nothing compared with how Chan’s face lights up when he talks about his goals for these microscopic particles — making it possible to detect, target and kill cancer cells.

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University of Toronto

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