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November 26th, 2004

Medicine may take fantastic voyage

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At Swansea, the Multidisciplinary Nanotechnology Centre housing laboratories and bio-centres was finished earlier this year and will be opened officially in 2005 by Sir David King, the Government's chief scientific adviser.

Headed by Professor Steve Wilks, the centre has begun a joint initiative with the university's Clinical School.

"Nanotechnology could eventually lead to microscopic machines sitting in the human body to monitor vital signs or deliver drugs, run by bacteria-powered fuel cells which would dissolve harmlessly once the job was done." More

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