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March 12th, 2005

Spotlight on Nanotechnology

Abstract:
In a sleek UCSD laboratory, physicist Ivan Schuller is developing sensors for chemical and biological weapons – instruments so tiny that millions will fit on a chip the size of a postage stamp.

At the nearby Burnham Institute, also in La Jolla, Erkki Ruoslahti is testing microscopic spheres that act like guided missiles, carrying chemotherapy drugs to a cancer tumor.

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