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October 22nd, 2004

New technology pinpoints cancer more accurately

Physicist Naomi Halas created tiny particles not unlike microscopic malted milk balls. Called nano-shells, they capture light and convert it to heat that has in lab tests on mice destroyed tumors."I'm very interested in seeing nanoshells used as a general tool across a variety of organ systems for cancer."


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